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  • Published: 12 March 2015
  • ISBN: 9781473535442
  • Imprint: Cornerstone Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 224
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From A View To A Death




Anthony Powell's celebrated early novel turns to English rural society to caricature a socially aspiring artist and his disastrous ambition to marry well.

Anthony Powell's celebrated early novel turns to English rural society to caricature a socially aspiring artist and his disastrous ambition to marry well.

  • Pub date: 12 March 2015
  • ISBN: 9781473535442
  • Imprint: Cornerstone Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 224

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 From A View To A Death

“an old favourite reissued this year in paperback, Anthony Powell’s uproarious From a View to Death… still as relevant and funny as the day it came out over 70 years ago”

ilary Spurling, Spectator â??Books of the yearâ??


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