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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well – so that they sounded more like Burgess: 'I feel, ha ha, very much a civilian here, Joshua, me boy.' In addition to which, Napoleon Symphony ('an attemptto unify a mass ofhistorical material in the comparatively brief space of ...
The 5.17 from Paddington was delayed, and Professor Richard Ellmann and I had been hanging about on the platform for half an hour, feeling expectant. 'Just think ofallthe famouspeople who've comeup those stairs,' mused Dick, ...
It's impossible not to form theimpression that Burgess, whose primary linkwith Lawrenceis that they wereboth egotists, needed to feel embattled –and, aswith Coriolanus, everybody hadtohear about it. There was a great deal of selfseeking ...
... as Alex feels himself to be in the play adaptation (1987) of the Kubrick film: 'Traitors and liars,' he screams athis gang. 'Is the whole world fullofnothing butliars and treacherousbrutal vecksthatcall themselves droogs?
... and he continuedto sustainhimself throughwork ('The onlyway I canlive with myself,Ifind, is tojustify my being hereatall,and the way of justification isthe wayof work. I feel guilty when Iam not writing, and soIwrite'), ...
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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