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."
Resultaten 1-5 van 34
What chance would the craftiest biographer stand against the subject who saw him coming and decided to amuse himself?' Julian Barnes, Flaubert's Parrot 'Has itoccurredto you ... that maybe your final form of this ought to be anarrative ...
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 ...
He was like an oldfashioned teacher or dignitary, a manheavy with responsibilities, coming intoaclassroom or canteen on a tourof inspection, concerned that he's not regardedas ajoke.Iwas glad that Wainhad vanished.
The coming toanendof theworld itself is chartedinThe End ofthe World News:day bydayour planet moves nearer its fatal collision with a rogue star. Burgess's vision was apocalyptic – he was convinced (his) time was runningout.
When,as aninfant phenomenon,dittiesof his or drawingswereprinted inboys' comics, he says he was 'angry'at coming top. His reaction was to be the same when, stationed in Gibraltar at the end of thewar (agedtwentyeight), ...
Wat mensen zeggen - Een review schrijven
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