Tagged with Michael Arlen

Young Men in Love by Michael Arlen (1927)

Review by Margaret B: Young Men in Love by Michael Arlen is just as much about old men in lust as young men in love. Interlaced throughout this book are the stories and love lives of  three powerful older men – Serle an MP and  cabinet minister, Vardon an industrialist and Lord Townleigh, a newspaper … Continue reading

May Fair by Michael Arlen (1925)

Next up is Michael Arlen (real name was Dikran Kouyoumdjian), an Armenian who grew up in Britain. Arlen found fame in the 1920s with his novel The Green Hat (1924), which was one of the first to depict the ‘Bright Young Things’ of post-World War I Mayfair. He followed up this success with this collection, May Fair. … Continue reading