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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1963 Death of Lynne's father. Holiday inGibraltar and Tangier, where Burgess meets William Burroughs. It's another Carry Onstyle expedition, with Burgess feda sleeping potionbya doctor who deems him 'unstable and violent when drunk'.
History, the nightmare Stephen Dedalus tried to wake up from, was currently Burgess's habitat;he was having to be content to slumber inits embrace,and Catullus's phrase una nox dormienda (the one long finalnight of death – the big ...
The certified cause of Wilde's death was an intracranial complication of suppurativeotitis media.) Another reasonforavoiding Burgess wasthat I knewthe drill, I knew the lore. The way he chainsmoked Schimmelpennincks, put six teabags in ...
A: 'Death!'), Terry Wogan ('Idon't know whoTerry Woganis'3), Bernard Levin (who exclaimed,'Look how youuse language,man!'), Jeremy Isaacs ('Do Ishow off? Does Shakespeare show off? Hewas a tremendous player with words') or Sue Lawley ...
Andthe mighty engine he'dset going inside him wasn't to cease functioning untilhis death,nearly thirtyfive yearslater. As a matter of fact, suchwas the stockpile, or such was theperiod it took for his dynamos torun down, reviewshe'd ...
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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