Little Wilson and Big God
Being the First Part of the Confessions of Anthony Burgess
By (author) Anthony Burgess
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Little Wilson and Big God by Anthony Burgess
Book DescriptionThese are Anthony Burgess' candid confessions: he was seduced at the age of nine by an older woman; whilst serving in Gibraltar in World War II he was thrown into jail on VE Day for calling Franco names; he once taught a group of Nazi socialites that the English equivalent of 'heil' was 'sod' and had them crying 'Sod Hitler'. Little Wilson and Big God moves from Moss Side to Malaya recalling Burgess' time as an education officer in the tropics, his tempestuous first marriage, his struggles with Catholicism and the beginning of his prolific writing life. Wise, self-deprecating and bristling with incident, this is a first-class memoir.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780099437055
(198mm x 129mm x 30mm)
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 3-Oct-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Anthony Burgess
Anthony Burgess was born in Manchester in 1917. He served in the army from 1940 to 1954 before becoming a colonial education officer. It was while he held this post that doctors told him he would die, and he decided to try to live by writing. A prolific and respected author, Burgess died in 1993.
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