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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1922 Father remarries Maggie Dwyer (ne้ Byrne) the landlady of the local pub, the GoldenEagle,Lodge Street, Miles Platting.'I was politely(or not so) toldto getout of whathad become aWest Indianpreserve,' Burgess commented sixty years ...
1964 Early spring: finalises purchase of 24 Glebe Street, Chiswick. Stays in Etchingham from15 Julyforsix weeksto writeaboutJoyce forFaber and is 'as Joyceimpregnated as I'll everbe',he tellsHuw Wheldon, the BBC (Television) Head of ...
February: leavesEtchingham for Lynne'slast London season of –e.g.a TimeLife receptionat Bruton Street. On 25 February, following a massive portal haemorrhage, Lynne is admitted to the general hospital in Ealing.
The building was clad in a rickety trellis andapair of sooty, unpruned lime trees overhung the street, like claws. The roomwe were shown into, off the entrance passage, was not romantically gloomy – lamplitorgaslit; itwas darkbecause ...
Hewas once a cookat Durrants, off Baker Street, where we stay.'11 'There's a community spirit at the hotel,' said Liana. 'It's like Bologna.' Durrants,situated behind theWallaceCollection and just off the Marylebone High Street, ...
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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