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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7 November: libretto for Oberon Old and New is published (play by James Robinson Planché, musicby CarlMaria von Weber;London, Hutchinson). 30 December: broadcast ofL'Enfance du Christ, a television interpretation ofthe oratoriobyHector ...
Carmen: An Opera in Four Acts, 'Libretto by H. Meilhac and L. Halévy, based on thestoryby Prosper Mérimée,translated into English' (London, Hutchinson). Blooms of Dublin,'AMusical Play Based onJames Joyce'sUlysses' (London, Hutchinson).
The Jazz group played“Blue Horizon” by Sidney Bechet and “Davenport Blues” by Bix Beiderbecke. The SubDean pronounced the blessing. Among those present were: Mrs C E Hewett (sister),Mr andMrs RParry,Mrs MPrice, Mr and MrsV Thorpe, ...
During the service recordings of the author reading from his works Little Wilson and Big God and Nothing Likethe Sun were played. Mr Auberon Waughand Mr William Boyd gaveaddresses. The Sixteenth of June, recorded musicfrom Blooms of ...
Burgess appeared, slowly but firmly, up the steps from the tunnel under the tracks at Oxford railway station, like he was coming out of a hellmouth in a Faust play. The 5.17 from Paddington was delayed, and Professor Richard Ellmann 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