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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His father and he lodge with his Protestant aunt – his mother's sister – Ann Bromley and her two daughters, Elsie and Betty, at Delauneys Road, Higher Crumpsall. 1921 Commencesformal education (briefly)atalocal Protestant school, ...
Until their departurefor Brunei, the Wilsons arebasedwith Lynne's familyinAylestone, Leicester, where sister, Hazel, and widowed father arenow living. 1958 Education Officer for Colonial Service as English Language Specialist, ...
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'.
Roy Lionel Hallidayis named asthe father onthe birth certificate. First entry as Anthony Burgess, novelist,in Who'sWho. The Eve of Saint Venus (London, Sidgwick and Jackson; New York, Norton, 1967), illustrated by Edward Pegram.
An attempt to strike the father dead, and to have no family ties – tobe independent. Heis trained incuisine. HeandI cook, Liana shops. Hewas once a cookat Durrants, off Baker Street, where we stay.'11 'There's a community spirit at the ...
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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