Lewis, Roger Anthony Burgess

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Anthony Burgess

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'Like his subject, Lewis is an intellectual showman, a connoisseur of the arcane, a collector of titillating trivia . . . Fascinated with Burgess' consummate fakery and repelled by his control-freakery, Lewis nonetheless succeeds in humanising this sacred monster.' Christopher Silvester, Daily Express

The author of over sixty books - most famously A Clockwork Orange - Anthony Burgess, Roger Lewis argues, was the writer as faker and prankster who lived, like an actor, by deception and illusion. Tracking his quarry from Manchester to Malaya to Malta to Monte Carlo, Lewis assesses Burgess' struggles and grudges and in the process creates a deliriously kaleidoscopic modern classic about an antic disposition. Outrageously funny and irreverent, Anthony Burgess explores the divisions that characterised its subject and conjures a cast of drunks, nymphomaniacs, egotists, journalists and famous twentieth-century authors.

'Lewis himself has a novelist's eye for detail . . . Will be read long after Burgess' works have vanished into oblivion.' Jeremy Lewis, Mail on Sunday

'This book abounds with such sublime moments of resurrection, on the wings of Lewis' mordant humour. The two of them wrestle for every page. Is this fission or fusion? Either way the energy release is enormous.' Duncan Fallowell, The Times

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Roger Lewis is the author of The Life and Death of Peter Sellers ('His research here has staggering breadth and depth, as does his relentless power of insight tempered with humanity.' The Hollywood Reporter), which is being developed as a biopic by HBO, and The Real Life of Laurence Olivier ('A passionate and monumental celebration of a genius.' Arthur Miller in the Sunday Times), which has formed the basis of a documentary for Channel 4. His biography of Anthony Burgess is published by Faber, in November 2002.

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Lewis, Roger
Editorial: FABER FABER, United Kingdom (2003)
ISBN 10: 0571217214 ISBN 13: 9780571217212
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Descripción FABER FABER, United Kingdom, 2003. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 192 x 126 mm. Language: N/A. Brand New Book. Like his subject, Lewis is an intellectual showman, a connoisseur of the arcane, a collector of titillating trivia .Fascinated with Burgess consummate fakery and repelled by his control-freakery, Lewis nonetheless succeeds in humanising this sacred monster. Christopher Silvester, Daily Express The author of over sixty books - most famously A Clockwork Orange - Anthony Burgess, Roger Lewis argues, was the writer as faker and prankster who lived, like an actor, by deception and illusion. Tracking his quarry from Manchester to Malaya to Malta to Monte Carlo, Lewis assesses Burgess struggles and grudges and in the process creates a deliriously kaleidoscopic modern classic about an antic disposition. Outrageously funny and irreverent, Anthony Burgess explores the divisions that characterised its subject and conjures a cast of drunks, nymphomaniacs, egotists, journalists and famous twentieth-century authors. Lewis himself has a novelist s eye for detail .Will be read long after Burgess works have vanished into oblivion. Jeremy Lewis, Mail on Sunday This book abounds with such sublime moments of resurrection, on the wings of Lewis mordant humour. The two of them wrestle for every page. Is this fission or fusion? Either way the energy release is enormous. Duncan Fallowell, The Times. Nº de ref. de la librería AA99780571217212

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Lewis, Roger
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Descripción FABER FABER, United Kingdom, 2003. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 192 x 126 mm. Language: N/A. Brand New Book. Like his subject, Lewis is an intellectual showman, a connoisseur of the arcane, a collector of titillating trivia .Fascinated with Burgess consummate fakery and repelled by his control-freakery, Lewis nonetheless succeeds in humanising this sacred monster. Christopher Silvester, Daily Express The author of over sixty books - most famously A Clockwork Orange - Anthony Burgess, Roger Lewis argues, was the writer as faker and prankster who lived, like an actor, by deception and illusion. Tracking his quarry from Manchester to Malaya to Malta to Monte Carlo, Lewis assesses Burgess struggles and grudges and in the process creates a deliriously kaleidoscopic modern classic about an antic disposition. Outrageously funny and irreverent, Anthony Burgess explores the divisions that characterised its subject and conjures a cast of drunks, nymphomaniacs, egotists, journalists and famous twentieth-century authors. Lewis himself has a novelist s eye for detail .Will be read long after Burgess works have vanished into oblivion. Jeremy Lewis, Mail on Sunday This book abounds with such sublime moments of resurrection, on the wings of Lewis mordant humour. The two of them wrestle for every page. Is this fission or fusion? Either way the energy release is enormous. Duncan Fallowell, The Times. Nº de ref. de la librería AA99780571217212

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Descripción Faber & Faber, 2003. Estado de conservación: New. This biography is the culmination and distillation of 20 years' work on Anthony Burgess (1917-1993), the author who remains best known for "A Clockwork Orange". Tracking his quarry from Manchester to Malaya to Malta to Monte Carlo, Lewis assesses Burgess's struggles, grudges, truth and lies. Num Pages: 480 pages, 16pp colour plates. BIC Classification: 2ADF; BG; DSBH; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 126 x 27. Weight in Grams: 315. . 2003. New Ed. Paperback. . . . . . Nº de ref. de la librería V9780571217212

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Descripción Faber & Faber. Paperback. Estado de conservación: new. BRAND NEW, Anthony Burgess, Roger Lewis, 'Like his subject, Lewis is an intellectual showman, a connoisseur of the arcane, a collector of titillating trivia .Fascinated with Burgess' consummate fakery and repelled by his control-freakery, Lewis nonetheless succeeds in humanising this sacred monster.' Christopher Silvester, Daily Express The author of over sixty books - most famously A Clockwork Orange - Anthony Burgess, Roger Lewis argues, was the writer as faker and prankster who lived, like an actor, by deception and illusion. Tracking his quarry from Manchester to Malaya to Malta to Monte Carlo, Lewis assesses Burgess' struggles and grudges and in the process creates a deliriously kaleidoscopic modern classic about an antic disposition. Outrageously funny and irreverent, Anthony Burgess explores the divisions that characterised its subject and conjures a cast of drunks, nymphomaniacs, egotists, journalists and famous twentieth-century authors. 'Lewis himself has a novelist's eye for detail .Will be read long after Burgess' works have vanished into oblivion.' Jeremy Lewis, Mail on Sunday 'This book abounds with such sublime moments of resurrection, on the wings of Lewis' mordant humour. The two of them wrestle for every page. Is this fission or fusion? Either way the energy release is enormous.' Duncan Fallowell, The Times. Nº de ref. de la librería B9780571217212

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Descripción Faber & Faber. Estado de conservación: New. This biography is the culmination and distillation of 20 years' work on Anthony Burgess (1917-1993), the author who remains best known for "A Clockwork Orange". Tracking his quarry from Manchester to Malaya to Malta to Monte Carlo, Lewis assesses Burgess's struggles, grudges, truth and lies. Num Pages: 480 pages, 16pp colour plates. BIC Classification: 2ADF; BG; DSBH; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 126 x 27. Weight in Grams: 315. . 2003. New Ed. Paperback. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Nº de ref. de la librería V9780571217212

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Descripción 2003. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 1st. 126mm x 198mm x 26mm. Paperback. Burgess, argues Roger Lewis, was the writer as faker and prankster who lived, like an actor, by deception and illusion. Tracking his quarry from Manchester to Malaya to Malta to Monte Carl.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 480 pages. 0.315. Nº de ref. de la librería 9780571217212

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