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  • Published: 30 November 2013
  • ISBN: 9781448185979
  • Imprint: Cornerstone Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 725

Dance To The Music Of Time Volume 1




The first three novels from the brilliant Dance to the Music Of Time sequence.

The first three novels from the brilliant Dance to the Music Of Time sequence.

Anthony Powell's magisterial twelve-novel sequence chronicles the lives of over three hundred characters, seen through the eyes of Nick Jenkins as the nation changes over the decades.

This unique and unparalleled evocation of life in 20th-century England is unrivalled for its scope, its humour and the enormous pleasure it has given to generations.

This collection contains the first three novels in the sequence: A Question of Upbringing; A Buyer's Market; and The Acceptance World.

  • Pub date: 30 November 2013
  • ISBN: 9781448185979
  • Imprint: Cornerstone Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 725

About the Author

Anthony Powell

Anthony Powell was born in 1905. After working in publishing and as a scriptwriter, he began to write for the Daily Telegraph in the mid-1930s. He served in the army during World War II and subsequently became the fiction reviewer on the TLS. Next came five years as literary editor of Punch. He was appointed a Companion of Honour in 1988. In addition to the twelve-novel sequence, A Dance to the Music of Time, Anthony Powell was the author of seven other novels, and four volumes of memoirs, To Keep the Ball Rolling. He died in March 2000.

Discover the extraordinary life of Anthony Powell – captured by acclaimed biographer Hilary Spurling in Anthony Powell: Dancing to the Music of Time – available now in hardback and ebook from Hamish Hamilton.

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Praise for Dance To The Music Of Time Volume 1

“I think it is now becoming clear that Dance to the Music of Time is going to become the greatest modern novel since Ulysses”

Clive James

“One of English fiction's few twentieth-century masterpieces”

John Lanchester, London Review of Books

“I would rather read Mr Powell than any English novelist now writing”

Kingsley Amis


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