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 it's a wonderful story, the whole thing: trying toget me, the peoplewho won't speak,the people who dospeak, thedifferent versions, the meetings, the sources –andout of this comes the story.' Orson Welles 'Q. – Onwhat occasions ...
'The chalet was purchasedby Liana ... and I tried toefface myself totally and presenthertothe Swiss as a sole fem [sic] not welloff whom a man occasionally visits.' 1986 1 March: Homage to QwertYuiop: Selected Journalism 1978–1985 ...
Where he wasat that exact momentwas trying to get his luggage wagon (which naturally had a wonky wheel) through the pressing crowd.Wain was flustered and irritable, which I'd always taken as his normal state.He used to come round to my ...
History, the nightmare Stephen Dedalus tried to wake up from, was currently Burgess's habitat;he was having to be content to ... to publicise a book he used tosayhe felt foolish 'trying to work out how much the types of coinsareworth .
Trying toscour memories of his first wifeby escaping East, Crabbeonlybusied himself, unknowingly, towardshaving to confront the reality of those memories. Thereisa dreadful – clockwork – symmetry about his fate.
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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