The Unquiet Grave
A Word Cycle by Palinurus
By (author) Cyril Connolly
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Unquiet Grave by Cyril Connolly
Book DescriptionCyril Connolly (1903-1974) was one of the most influential book reviewers and critics in England, contributing regularly to The New Statesmen, The Observer, and The Sunday Times. His essays have been collected in book form and published to wide acclaim on both sides of the Atlantic. The Unquiet Grave is considered by many to be his most enduring work. It is a highly personal journal written during the devastation of World War II, filled with reflective passages that deal with aging, the break-up of a long term relationship, and the horrors of the war around him. It is also a wonderfully varied intellectual feast: a collection of aphorisms, epigrams, and quotations from such masters of European literature as Horace, Baudelaire, Sainte-Beuve, Flaubert, and Goethe. Dazzlingly original in both form and content, The Unquiet Grave has continued to influence generations of writers.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780892550586
(198mm x 129mm x 12mm)
Imprint: Persea Books Inc
Publisher: Persea Books Inc
Publish Date: 8-May-2006
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Cyril Connolly
Unquiet Grave, Hardback (November 2011)
This enduring classic is "a book which, no matter how many readers it will ever have, will never have enough" (Ernest Hemingway).
Ubu Plays, Paperback (October 1993)» View all books by Cyril Connolly
Containing the texts of Alfred Jarry's three "Ubu" plays, this book also has biographical notes, an introduction by Simon Watson Taylor, and the text of Jarry's "Writings on the Theatre".
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Author Biography - Cyril Connolly
Among Cyril Connolly's many books include The Unquiet Grave, Enemies of Promise, The Condemned Playground, Ideas and Places, The Modern Movement, and The Rock Pool.
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