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Quentin Crisp was born on Christmas Day 1908 in Sutton, a suburb of London. After leaving school he became an illustrator and a designer of book covers before spending the next 35 years of his life as an artists' model. In 1981 he moved to New York City and became a resident alien, living in a one bedroom flat in Chelsea which he famously never cleaned ("After the first four years the dirt doesn't get any worse"), and describing himself as a "resident waif". He died in 1999, just one month short of his 91st birthday.

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The Naked Civil Servant by Quentin Crisp
The Naked Civil Servant
Quentin Crisp
In a world where flamboyance and fleeting fame have become everyday, one figure is still surpassed in the profession of being- Quentin Crisp, the original celebrity and self- proclaimed ‘stately homo of Britain’.
Format: Paperback (b Format) - Released: 05/02/2007

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