The Richmond Diary
St. Martin's, Dec 2001, 23.95, 288 pp.
Elderly and gay Francis Richman utilizes his connections to the social and political English aristocracy to attend all the parties and galas of the rich and famous. Francis uses these events to gather gossip to record in his diary. When he dies, his boy toy inherits this titillating piece of scandal mongering. He sells the diary to Digby Price, owner of a London paper.
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