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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I think there's no biography so interesting as the one in which the biographer is present. I think it's a wonderful story, the whole thing: trying toget me, the peoplewho won't speak,the people who dospeak, thedifferent versions, ...
It'ssobad you have tothink there's a reason in it.' Preface to Modern Irish ShortStories, editedbyBen Forkner (New York, VikingPress). A by Foreword to Anthony Burgess: A Bibliography by Jeutonne.
It wasahecticlife – there's an amazing amount of racing around, especially in later years, when he must virtually have lived at airports waiting for theaerial busrides. I'vebeen unable to pin point dates fortrips to San Juan, ...
Burgess was sued for libel by aschool secretary who recognised herself in The Worm and the Ring;there was aprudish fuss overA Clockwork Orange;the critics, he complained, would vex himandmock hisfluency to his dying day: 'Ialways felt ...
... he couldnever imagine the thoughtsand reactions ofothers–just as there's no sympathetic orspiritual contactwith his readers. It was clear,from a few momentsinhis company, that hewas unlikely to ask your opinion about anything.
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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