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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December: meets Liliana [Liana] Macellari, an Italian researcherin applied linguistics atCambridge, whois separated fromher black Bostonian husband,Ben Johnson, a lawyer. Inside Mr Enderby (London, Heinemann) published as Joseph Kell ...
They move to Piazza Padella, Bracciano, Italy – pays for house 'by smuggling dollar royalty cheques into the [Italian]peninsula and paying them into thebank accountof anexpatriate Americansculptor living near Rome'.
He finally arrived at 5.40, accompanied by his wife, Liliana, known as Liana, who was dumpy, vivacious and Italian – a character. The dedicatrice of many of his later books,including Earthly Powers, she was like a Captain of Artillery ...
She informed me that she was reading TheEnd of the World News, witha view to translating it into Italian.'Itis so good– issabrilliant! I'mtaking notes.' At one time she'd made aliving asa translator, withThomas Pynchon'sV and The Crying ...
Of allthe preposterous projects Burgess got up to – and it's a wide field, from playing Scrabble in Malay, to wanting to translate Finnegans Wakeinto Italian,10 tothe stoneage dialect workshops he conducted with Desmond Morrisfor ...
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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