The Naked Civil Servant - Quentin Crisp

The Naked Civil Servant

Quentin Crisp

Book Summary

A comical and poignant memoir of a gay man living life as he pleased in the 1930sIn 1931, gay liberation was not a movement�it was simply unthinkable. But in that year, Quentin Crisp made the courageous decision to come out as a homosexual. This exhibitionist with the henna-dyed hair was harassed, ridiculed and beaten. Nevertheless, he claimed his right to be himself�wha

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