Ultra Swank - Retro Adventures

The Life and Opinions of Maf the Dog and of His Friend Marilyn Monroe

Written by Christopher • June 4th, 2010

Animated trailer for Andrew O’Hagan’s new novel ‘The Life and Opinions of Maf the Dog and of his Friend Marilyn Monroe‘.

Maf the dog was Marilyn’s constant companion for the last two years of her life. Through the eyes of Maf were provided with an insight into the life of Monroe herself, and a fascinating take on one of the most extraordinary periods of the twentieth century. The book is published by Faber and Faber in May 2010. Animation by Robin Davey.


A Swedish expatriate and founder of Ultra Swank. Chris loves showcasing his passion for mid-century design, defunct airlines, Disneyland and modernist architecture. He's also renowned as a connoisseur of easy-listening music from the 60s and 70s.

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