Anthony Burgess The Pianoplayers

ISBN 13: 9780685191781

The Pianoplayers

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He has hit on a brilliant theme, low and heroic at the same time. --Norman Shrapnel, Guardian

Part autobiography, part joyous invention, it combines picaresque at its best with comedy of high subtlety and poetry. [...] A major novel by a major novelist. --Financial Times

Anthony Burgess is one of the most versatile artists of the English language. --Erica Jong, Washington Post

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Anthony Burgess (1917-1993) was a novelist, poet, playwright, composer, linguist, translator and critic. He is best known for his novel A Clockwork Orange, but altogether he wrote thirty-three novels, twenty-five works of non-fiction, two volumes of autobiography, three symphonies, more than 250 other musical works, and thousands of essays, articles and reviews. Burgess was born in Manchester, England and grew up in Harpurhey and Moss Side. He was educated at Xaverian College and Manchester University. He lived in Malaya, Malta, Monaco, Italy and the United States, among other places. His books are still widely read all over the world. Will Carr is the Deputy Director of the International Anthony Burgess Foundation

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