Faber & Faber, Limited, 2003 - 480 Seiten
This biography is the culmination and distillation of 20 years' work on Anthony Burgess (1917-1993), the author who remains best known for A Clockwork Orange. Tracking his quarry from Manchester to Malaya to Malta to Monte Carlo, Lewis assesses Burgess's struggles, grudges, truth and lies.
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ANTHONY BURGESS: A BiographyNutzerbericht - 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 ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
Anthony BurgessNutzerbericht - 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 ... Vollständige Rezension lesen