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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inRomeand London, where hemeetsGraham Greene. Revisits Banbury in October. Until their departurefor Brunei, the Wilsons arebasedwith Lynne's familyinAylestone, Leicester, where sister, Hazel, and widowed father arenow living.
1980 Interviews Graham Greene in Antibes for theObserver. Spring: deliversT. S. Eliot Memorial Lectures at the University of Kent, Canterbury, onthe relationship betweenmusic and literature. Flies to Kuala Lumpur and visits Ipoh, ...
Less IanFleming, then, than Graham Greene. There's one detail I always enjoyed: the spy's top fly button conceals a microphone. 'InCopenhagen theycall thatbook MartyrernesBlod,'saidits author.8'Therewasa martyr inmyown family.
'Graham Greene only writes two hundred words a day, anyway,'hestated, asif one's daily word count wasnow (orhad been all along) thetopic.'You have great control over your literary technique – and over your feelings,'
Borges, he oftenclaimed,is 'another formof Burgess';andin 1980 he said to Graham Greene: 'Isee you have a volume of Borges here, the man who kindly calls himself the Argentine Burgess.' Borges it was whosaid, in On Writing, ...
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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