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The Wonderful London Review of Books Personal Ads, Curated By David Rose

The Book Lover — Frantisek Kupka

The Book Lover — Frantisek Kupka


DAVID Rose created a ‘love sought’ section for the London Review of Books. Rose was the organ’s advertising director when he developed the personals section in 1998. Lovelorn literary types wrote in. The very first classified ad went:

“Disaffiliated flâneur, jacked-up on Viagra and on the look-out for a contortionist trumpeter.”

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Posted: 29th, April 2014 | In: Books | Comment