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Description - Cyril Connolly by Jeremy Lewis

Cyril Connolly was haunted throughout his life by a sense of failure and a romantic yearning to recover a lost Eden. His two books, "The Unquiet Grave" and "Enemies of Promise" are considered to be classics of English prose, and as editor of "Horizon" he nurtured some of the finest writers of his time. Jeremy Lewis has had access to previously unpublished letters, diaries, articles and stories, and he quotes extensively from these in this biography of Cyril Connolly. He has also spoken to many of those who knew and loved his subject.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780712666350
ISBN-10: 0712666354
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 28mm)
Pages: 672
Imprint: Pimlico
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 1-May-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Jeremy Lewis

A former publisher and the deputy editor of the Oldie, Jeremy Lewis has written three volumes of autobiography and biographies of Cyril Connolly, Tobias Smollett and Allen Lane, the founder of Penguin Books. Shades of Greene: One Generation of an English Family, was published by Cape in 2010.

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