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Invitation to the Dance

A Handbook to Anthony Powell's a Dance to the Music of Time

Invitation to the Dance( )
Author: Spurling, Hilary
Publication Date:Mar 2007
Publisher:Penguin Random House
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $19.95
Book Description:

A unique reference book and an invaluable companion for even the most informed Anthony Powell fan.A DANCE TO THE MUSIC OF TIME is a literary landmark of twentieth-century writing. As the reader cavorts through the 12-volume novel alongside the narrator Nicholas Jenkins, it soon becomes apparent that he too inevitably confuses dates and events, but in her dedicated research Hilary Spurling tidies up the most minute of detail into its proper place.More than a simple glossary. INVITATION...
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Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.109 x 7.761 x 0.897 Inches
Book Weight:0.51 Pounds
Author Biography
Spurling, Hilary (Author)
Hilary Spurling was born in 1940 in Stockport England. She attended Somerville College in Oxford. She bacame the arts and theater critic for The Spectator during the 1960's. She was also the reviewer for The Observer and The Daily Telegraph. She has written several biographies including Pearl Buck in China and Matisse the Master: The Conquest of Colour 1909-1954, which won the 2005 Whitebread Book of the Year Award and the Los Angeles Book Prize for Biography in 2006.


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