Mathew Clayton

I Was A Teenage Bell Ringer

£6.99
  • Mathew Clayton - I Was A Teenage Bell Ringer
1st December 2018 / Book / Rough Trade Books

Mathew Clayton

I Was A Teenage Bell Ringer

£6.99

Edgar Allan Poe, P.T. Barnum, Napoleon Bonaparte, Bishop of Nola, Kiki Dee, Hermann von Hemholtz, Buddy Holly, Elton John, Timmy Mallett, Jeff Mills, Henry Thoreau, Marquis Yi and a mysterious German musician called Wolfgang all feature in Mathew Clayton's fascinating exploration of the interface between handbell ringing and acid house.

Mathew Clayton suggests reading this pamphlet under the influence of:
Music - Sweet Thunder by Yello
Drink - Ovomaltine
Food - Le Gruyère
Film - Echoes of Home

Format /Book
Released /1st December 2018
Catalogue / RTB25
Barcode / 9781912722211
Artist / Mathew Clayton
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