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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'The biography stands, fat and worthyburgherish on the shelf, boastful and sedate: a shilling life will give you all the facts, a ten pound one all the hypotheses as well. But think of everything that got away, thatfledwith thelast ...
1927 Stepsister, Agnes, gives birth toDanat261 MossLane East,which was to be'turned into ashebeenbeforeit was demolished'. 1928 Contracts scarletfever and stays atMonsall IsolationHospital, Monsall Road, northeast Manchester.
Gives a talk at Amherst College,Boston. Travels through Massachusetts and stays with his Norton editor, Eric P. Swenson, near Hartford,Connecticut. Speaksata literary festival at Vanderbilt University, Nashville,in Tennessee, ...
... and then proceeds to Los Angeles to work on the Shakespeare film script.Spends Christmas on thecruise ship Uganda, between Malta,Naples, Ajaccio, Tunis,Barcelona and Mallorca. Gives lecture on censorship to Maltese Jesuits.
Gives lecture on censorship to Maltese Jesuits. Publications this year include: Enderby Outside (London, Heinemann). Enderby, comprising Inside MrEnderby and Enderby Outside (New York, Norton). A joint editionofA Clockwork Orange and ...
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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