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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It's another Carry Onstyle expedition, with Burgess feda sleeping potionbya doctor who deems him 'unstable and violent when drunk'. Having completed the writingof Nothing Like the Sun, his contribution to the forthcoming Shakespearean ...
10July: You've and Adapted for the Modern Stage – to give it its full title (London, Hutchinson). Moves for several months each year to Lugano, Switzerland. 'The chalet was purchasedby Liana ... and I tried toefface myself totally and ...
With its sensitivity to people's feelingsandsorrows, Ipersonally preferitto his magisterialbook on Joyce.2 'Wilde and Lord Alfred Douglas,' I ventured. 'Sir Harold Macmillan...' 'I wasthinking ofZuleika Dobson,'saidEllmann, wistfully.
Or so he maintained –infact Burgess's complaints about 'the narrow insularity of British life' and the philosophy of art he adumbrated from this reveal more about hisown mind – with its sham splendour–and restlessnessthan itdoes about ...
I've donea book, veryrapidly, for Heinemann, who've woken up to the fact it's Lawrence's centenary!' I'd already read Flameinto Being, his accountof thelife and work ofD. H. Lawrence,inproof.It wasto be published on 9 September.
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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