Dance To The Music Of Time Volume 1

Dance To The Music Of Time Volume 1

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Paperback Published on: 02/10/1997
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Synopsis

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The first three volumes of Anthony Powell's remarkable A DANCE TO THE MUSIC OF TIME sequence: A QUESTION OF UPBRINGING; A BUYER'S MARKET; THE ACCEPTANCE WORLD

'One of the greatest pleasures of my reading life. The cool elegance of the prose, the deliciously dry humour, the confident choreography of his characters make for an incomparable treat.' - Michael Palin

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.

These first three novels in the sequence follow Nicholas Jenkins, Kenneth Widmerpool and others, as they negotiate the intellectual, cultural and social hurdles which stand between them and the 'Acceptance World'.

  • Publisher: Cornerstone
  • ISBN: 9780099436683
  • Number of pages: 736
  • Weight: 501g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 45 mm

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Dance To The Music Of Time Volume 1
Lyrical storytelling
I loved this volume and intend to read the rest. It’s beautifully written and easy to follow. It moves on gently through the years and gives a snapshot of ... READ MORE
Candida Rom