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  • Published: 2 March 2001
  • ISBN: 9780099416876
  • Imprint: Arrow
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 736
  • RRP: $39.99

Dance To The Music Of Time Volume 2




'One of English fiction's few twentieth-century masterpieces' -John Lanchester, London Review of Books

Anthony Powell's brilliant twelve-novel sequence chronicles the lives of over three hundred characters, and is a unique evocation of life in twentieth-century England. It is unrivalled for its scope, its humour and the enormous pleasure it has given to generations.

Volume 2 contains the second three novels in the sequence: At Lady Molly's; Casanova's Chinese Restaurant; The Kindly Ones

  • Pub date: 2 March 2001
  • ISBN: 9780099416876
  • Imprint: Arrow
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 736
  • RRP: $39.99

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 2

“There is no other novelist whose work gives so much or such consistent pleasure.”

TLS

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

Clive James

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

Kingsley Amis


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