Burgess, Anthony 1917-1993
Most widely held works about Anthony Burgess
Most widely held works by Anthony Burgess
A clockwork orange by Anthony Burgess ( Book )
300 editions published between 1417 and 2011 in 24 languages and held by 4,629 libraries worldwide
Told through a central character, Alex, the disturbing novel creates an alarming futuristic vision of violence, high technology, and authoritarianism. A modern classic of youthful violence and social redemption set in a dismal dystopia whereby a juvenile deliquent undergoes state-sponsored psychological rehabilitation for his aberrant behavior.
Earthly powers by Anthony Burgess ( Book )
72 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 2,455 libraries worldwide
Traduction de: Earthly powers.
Any old iron by Anthony Burgess ( Book )
32 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 1,816 libraries worldwide
A story of survival in our century and the destinies of two families, one Welsh, and one Jewish, who are bound together by marriage.
Ernest Hemingway and his world by Anthony Burgess ( Book )
11 editions published between 1978 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 1,780 libraries worldwide
Shakespeare by Anthony Burgess ( Book )
42 editions published between 1907 and 2006 in 8 languages and held by 1,769 libraries worldwide
Blend of biography, anecdotes, speculations, critical commentary and personal insights.
A dead man in Deptford by Anthony Burgess ( Book )
33 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 1,621 libraries worldwide
A novelization of the life of the 16th Century playwright, Christopher Marlowe, portraying him as a spy for Elizabeth I's government in its war with Catholics. Lots of color on Elizabethan London, the court, the intrigues, the theater, the slums. The author's last book before his death, it comes 30 years after his Nothing Like the Sun, a novel on Shakespeare.
Flame into being : the life and work of D.H. Lawrence by Anthony Burgess ( Book )
29 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in 4 languages and held by 1,567 libraries worldwide
Re Joyce by Anthony Burgess ( Book )
42 editions published between 1965 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,544 libraries worldwide
Commentary on Joyce for the average reader.
The kingdom of the wicked by Anthony Burgess ( Book )
31 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,535 libraries worldwide
Beginning with the crucifixion of Jesus and ending, seventy years later, with the destruction of Pompeii, the wminent novelist and critic limns a dazzling, intellectually provocative recreation of the beginnings of Christianity.
The end of the world news : an entertainment by Anthony Burgess ( Book )
21 editions published between 1982 and 1985 in English and held by 1,484 libraries worldwide
1985 by Anthony Burgess ( Book )
33 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 1,483 libraries worldwide
Inspired by and intended as a tribute to George Orwell's novel Nineteen Eighty-Four, Burgess' book is in two parts. The first is a series of essays and self-interviews (Burgess is the voice of the interviewer and the interviewee) discussing aspects of Orwell's book. The second is a novella set in 1985, seven years distant at the time of the novel's writing.
Nothing like the sun, a story of Shakespeare's love-life by Anthony Burgess ( Book )
60 editions published between 1964 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,396 libraries worldwide
'Nothing Like The Sun' is a magnificent, bawdy telling of Shakespeare's love life. Starting with the young Will, the novel is a romp that follows Will's maturation into sex and writing.
The pianoplayers by Anthony Burgess ( Book )
33 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in 5 languages and held by 1,390 libraries worldwide
Little Wilson and big God by Anthony Burgess ( Book )
23 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 1,363 libraries worldwide
A portrait of the author's first forty years, from his childhood in Manchester to the moment when he began writing seriously after being told he was dying of a brain tumor.
Tremor of intent by Anthony Burgess ( Book )
52 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in 10 languages and held by 1,350 libraries worldwide
A shorter Finnegans wake by James Joyce ( Book )
22 editions published between 1964 and 1992 in English and held by 1,228 libraries worldwide
Man of Nazareth by Anthony Burgess ( Book )
15 editions published between 1977 and 2000 in 7 languages and held by 1,227 libraries worldwide
A fictionalized historic account recalling the story of Jesus from his life to his death.
The clockwork testament; or, Enderby's end by Anthony Burgess ( Book )
40 editions published between 1974 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 1,200 libraries worldwide
A British poet teaching in New York suffers his share of the city's violence.
The doctor is sick by Anthony Burgess ( Book )
55 editions published between 1960 and 2003 in 7 languages and held by 1,159 libraries worldwide
Doctor of philosophy in linguistics, about to be operated on for a brain tumor, escapes from the hospital to become involved in wild series of events.
The wanting seed by Anthony Burgess ( Book )
48 editions published between 1962 and 2002 in 8 languages and held by 1,063 libraries worldwide
"Set in the near future, The Wanting Seed is a Malthusian comedy about the strange world overpopulation will produce. Tristram Foxe and his wife, Beatrice-Joanna, live in their skyscraper world where official family limitation glorifies homosexuality. Eventually, their world is transformed into a chaos of cannibalistic dining-clubs, fantastic fertility rituals, and wars without anger. It is a novel both extravagantly funny and grimly serious. "
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Kell, Joseph, 1917-1993
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Wilson, Anthony Burgess, 1917-1993
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Wilson, John Anthony Burgess, 1917-1993
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Wilson, John Burgess, 1917-1993
Wilson, John Anthony Burgess 1917-1993
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