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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'My mother had no living relatives. Family disappeared. Didn't know her at all. An unusual woman, judging from the photographs, a very beautiful blonde...' 1918 –an Attends middle Belgium, Agnes marries Jack Tollitt and they.
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, ...
They move to Piazza Padella, Bracciano, Italy – pays for house 'by smuggling dollar royalty cheques into the [Italian]peninsula and paying them into thebank accountof anexpatriate Americansculptor living near Rome'.
Living in Malta, Monte Carlo, Rome,onthe lake at Bracciano, and in Provence,he couldthus dazzleus with epic subjectslike Napoleon, Jesus, Attilathe Hun, MozartorCyrano de Bergerac.
I'd expected him to be tanned – otherwisewhat is the point of living in the Mediterranean? –buthelooked waxy andpallid, long deprived of the sun.And how are we goingto describehis hair? The yellowishwhite powderystrands were coiled on ...
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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