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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asked Burgess, the second Max Beerbohmreference of my day. Wewenttosee what Burgesscalled 'thedarkravine' of New College Lane and then tothe cloisters. Lianatold me that the architecture reminded her of the monastery or city where ...
He had clearly never heard of Anthony Burgess and asked him where he wasfrom– aninnocent enough opener. 'Manchester,' answeredBurgess –truein the sensethat Sir Isaiah Berlin originallycame from Riga and the Ellmanngreat grandparents ...
But then she was a trained actress.' Liana, who'd been constantly staring andwondering, said, 'See Napoli andDi.' 'Doyou have any family, Mr Burgess?'asked GordonRay. 'I have ason, Paolo Andrea, who has becomea Caledonian.
asked Gordon Ray, his career in the Thackeray archives still not having taught him that this is the query authors hate most, as it implies theyare dabblers whoonly take up theirpen now andagain, on awhim; and Burgess, ofall people, ...
When Ellmann returned, Burgess asked for directions to the lavatory. 'In America they call the jakes the offices. Which way's your office, Dick?' He marched off, andLiana andItalked ofthe Shakespeare film thatnever was,variously tohave ...
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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