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Andrew Lloyd Webber's 'Unmasked': New memoir offers interesting tidbits, but it's hardly revealing

"Unmasked" by Andrew Lloyd Webber; Harper (528 pages, $28.99)


It is Andrew Lloyd Webber's Auntie Vi - his Auntie Mame, to all intents and purposes - who inspires the most colorful language in Lloyd Webber's new autobiography: "clotted bollocks on stilts."

Somewhere deep in "Unmasked" Lloyd Webber purloins the phrase to apply it to anyone who dares to suggest London was lacking in gourmet dining prior to the invasion of the current crop of chefs and their sycophantic foodies. It is a cause that does not live

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