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Behind the Counterculture #11: Terence Stamp

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by Lake, Editor, London for outsideleft.com
originally published: March, 2005
Anecdotes from the Retail Frontline
by Lake, Editor, London for outsideleft.com
originally published: March, 2005
Anecdotes from the Retail Frontline

A smirking Terence Stamp bought a copy of one his own autobiographies. I wondered whether he did this at every secondhand bookshop he walked past. There are certainly plenty of copies of his book around.

Behind the counterculture is a recurring series of celebrity encounters or near encounters in or close to a West London used book and record store.

Behind the counterculture episodes compiled by Lake

Previously on Behind the Counterculture Angela Rippon ⇨

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the first journalism Lake ever had published was a history of Johnny Thunders for Record Collector magazine, since then he has written for publications including the Guardian, Dazed and Confused, the Idler and more recently, outsideleft.com as you have just seen.

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