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. ... 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.
Lynne's mother diesfrom cancer ofthethroat; theydonot return toBritain. 1956 Publishes Timefor a Tiger (London, Heinemann) underthe pseudonym Anthony Burgess. 1957 Returns to Europe withLynne on 4August, spending five days in Istanbul ...
'My mother's roots were up theresomewhere.' Autumn: delivers thefour JohnCrowe Ransom Memorial Lectures (more onthe relationship between literature andmusic), Kenyon College, Ohio. Revisits Manchester for a television programme made by ...
I thoughthe meanthe was the curator, but the curator was Dr Georges Sandulesco, a Swede born in Romania of a Greek mother, andwho had studied Joyce at Leeds and Essex.(Ican't rule out the possibility thathe wasa Burgess creation.) ...
... and anguish on the otherside of that anger; so much ofhislifewas about grief and lossand his despairing love forLynne, and fora mother whom he neverknew: theBeautiful Belle Burgess who diedinthe influenza pandemic aftertheend of 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