BOOK REVIEW / Wit and style of Parkinson: 'Parkinson Photographs 1935-1990' -Martin Harrison: Conran Octopus, 40 pounds

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Norman Parkinson, for 50 years one of Britain's most famous photographers, displays in this luscious volume all the flamboyance, visual wit and sheer style that kept him at the top of his profession right up until his death, in 1990, on assignment in Malaysia: here, a shoot from March 1984 for 'Town & Country', the magazine for which he worked for the last 12 years of his life. From Parkinson Photographs 1935-1990, with a text by Martin Harrison (Conran Octopus pounds 40), a tribute as theatrical and opulent as the work of the artist it celebrates

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