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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Attends the Church of the Holy Name, Oxford Road, 'a stronghold of British Jesuitry, [which] would soon have to be deconsecrated for lack ofa sufficient congregation. Islam was growing,Irish Catholicism disappearing.
Introduction to the Aerodrome by Rex Warner (Oxford University Press). 12 May: Honorary Doctorate awarded by University of Manchester. The Cavalierofthe Rose, adapted from the opera Der Rosenkavalier Richard Straussand Hugovan ...
7 May: Burgess and Liana travel to Oxford by rail to meet Richard Ellmann and Roger Lewis. 13 May: The Kingdom ofthe Wicked (London, Hutchinson). 9 September: FlameintoBeing: TheLife andWorkofD.H. Lawrence (London, Heinemann).
Mr J B Vent (Old Coventrians' Association), Mr P Taylor (chairman and treasurer, The Poetry Workshop and Society of Civil Service Authors) andMrsTaylor, Mr B Morrison (ThePoetry Book Societyand “TheObserver”), Mr GBRichardson (Oxford ...
Burgess appeared, slowly but firmly, up the steps from the tunnel under the tracks at Oxford railway station, like he was coming out of a hellmouth in a Faust play. The 5.17 from Paddington was delayed, and Professor Richard Ellmann and ...
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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