- Afternoon Men (Masterplots II: British and Commonwealth Fiction Series)
- Agents and Patients (Masterplots II: British and Commonwealth Fiction Series)
- O, How the Wheel Becomes It! (Masterplots II: British and Commonwealth Fiction Series)
- Venusberg (Masterplots II: British and Commonwealth Fiction Series)
- To Keep the Ball Rolling (Masterplots II: Nonfiction Series)
- Miscellaneous Verdicts (Magill's Literary Annual 1991-2005)
- Under Review (Magill's Literary Annual 1991-2005)
- A Dance to the Music of Time (Masterplots, Fourth Edition)
- A Dance to the Music of Time (Cyclopedia of Literary Places)
- The Fisher King (Masterplots II: British and Commonwealth Fiction Series)
- The Fisher King (Magill Book Reviews)
- Origins and Development of the Novel, 1890-1980 (Critical Survey of Long Fiction, Fourth Edition)
At a glance:
- Author: Anthony Powell
- First Published: 2004
- Type of Work: Literary biography
- Time of Work: 1905-2000
- Setting: England, principally Oxford, London, and Somerset
- Characters: Anthony Powell, Lady Violet Pakenham Powell, Malcolm Muggeridge, Constant Lambert, Evelyn Waugh
- Genres: Nonfiction, Biography
- Subjects: Twentieth century, Authors or writers, Literature, World War II, Novelists, England or English people, Fame, Bohemianism, Great Britain
- Locales: London, England, Oxford, England, Somerset, England
Michael Barber faced obstacles in writing this book. Anthony Powell was an acclaimed novelist, famous for his twelve-novel series known collectively as A Dance to the Music of Time (1951-1975). Some years ago, Powell selected Hilary Spurling to write his authorized biography. Like Powell, Spurling was an Oxford graduate, and in 1977 she had published a useful guide to Powell's novels, Invitation to the Dance. When Barber, an enthusiastic reader of Powell's work, began to contemplate his biography, he found some doors closed and some documents unavailable. Nevertheless,...
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