Anthony Burgess: A Biography
Macmillan, 4 feb. 2014 - 480 pagina's
Interviewer: "On what occasions do you lie?" Anthony Burgess: "When I write, when I speak, when I sleep."
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Xaverian College secondary school, Victoria Park,Rusholme (since 'turnedinto aMuslim ghetto'),on a scholarship. 1936 Sits for Customs and Excise examination. Comes 1,579th. 1937 October: startsat VictoriaUniversity ofManchester ...
November: posted toGibraltaras a training college lecturer in Speech and Drama. InLondon, Lynne, pregnant, is allegedly mugged and attacked by GI deserters; she miscarries. 1946 Promoted tosergeant major.
Holiday her 1954 Having been interviewed for the post in London in the New Year, in August he and Lynne travel east, where Burgess is to be an Education Officer for the Colonial Service, Malay College, Kuala Kangsar.
Gives a talk at Amherst College,Boston. Travels through Massachusetts and stays with his Norton editor, Eric P. Swenson, near Hartford,Connecticut. Speaksata literary festival at Vanderbilt University, Nashville,in Tennessee, ...
Summer in Deyá, Mallorca, with Andrea and Liana, where he teaches a course on European studies to students from Dowling College,New York. In the autumn he conducts a lecture tour of the American west coast, ...
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ANTHONY BURGESS: A BiographyGebruikersrecensie - Kirkus
Loquacious portraitist Lewis (The Real Life of Laurence Olivier, 1997, etc.) leaves no stone unturned in his obsessive and hardly sympathetic life of the tortured author of A Clockwork Orange.Born in ... Volledige review lezen
Anthony BurgessGebruikersrecensie - Not Available - Book Verdict
Lewis, a biographer of both Peter Sellers and Laurence Olivier, presents a spiraling, kaleidoscopic biography of one of the 20th century's most noted authors. While as a novelist he was best known for ... Volledige review lezen