The Naked Civil Servant is the 1968 autobiography of British gay icon Quentin Crisp, adapted into a 1975 film of the same name starring John Hurt. The book began as a 1964 radio interview with Crisp conducted by his friend and fellow eccentric Philip O'Connor.Author: Quentin Crisp.
The Naked Civil Servant is the autobiography of Quentin Crisp, a gay man who came out in 1931 and lived his life with a flamboyance defiant of the time. The book is filled with tales, spanning many decades, of his various careers (despite lack of skill), and friends who "were anyone who could put Cited by: 94.
The Naked Civil Servant book. Read 152 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A comical and poignant memoir of a gay man living life as 4.1/5.
The Naked Civil Servant is both a comic masterpiece and a unique testament to the resilience of the human spirit. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world.