A Dance to the Music of Time
By (author) Anthony Powell
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Dance to the Music of Time by Anthony Powell
Book DescriptionA QUESTION OF UPBRINGING. A BUYER'S MARKET. THE ACCEPTANCE WORLD. Anthony Powell's brilliant twelve-novel sequence chronicles the lives of over three hundred characters, and is a unique evocation of life in twentieth-century England. It is unrivalled for its scope, its humour and the enormous pleasure it has given to generations. These first three novels in the sequence follow Nicholas Jenkins, Kenneth Widmerpool and others, as they negotiate the intellectual, cultural and social hurdles which stand between them and the 'Acceptance World'.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780099436683
(197mm x 129mm x 44mm)
Imprint: Arrow Books Ltd
Publish Date: 2-Oct-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Anthony Powell
Venusberg, Paperback / softback (October 2015)
Venusberg is a city in an unnamed Baltic state, to which Powell's young hero, named Lushington, travels by ship in 1930 and falls in love with his own foreign Venus. This is a social comedy, and it's packed with Nazis, countesses, misunderstandings, fatal accidents, and assassins.
O, How the Wheel Becomes It!, Paperback / softback (October 2015)
"First published in 1983 by William Heinemann Ltd."--Title page verso.
Journals 1982, Paperback (March 2015)
During the eighties, while working on a novel which had become stuck, Anthony Powell, one of the English novelists of twentieth-century, began writing a journals. This title deals with his life and work.
Afternoon Men, Paperback (March 2015)» View all books by Anthony Powell
Anthony Powell's first, highly acclaimed novel maps the decline and fall of a characteristically seedy section of London society, and confirms the author's reputation as one of the great satirists of the twentieth century.
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Author Biography - Anthony Powell
Anthony Powell was born in 1905. After working in publishing and as a scriptwriter, he began to write for the Daily Telegraph in the mid-1930s. He served in the army during World War II and subsequently became the fiction reviewer on the TLS. Next came five years as literary editor of Punch. He was appointed a Companion of Honour in 1988. In addition to the twelve-novel sequence, A Dance to the Music of Time, Anthony Powell was the author of seven other novels, and four volumes of memoirs, To Keep the Ball Rolling. He died in March 2000.
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