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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.

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A Dance to the Music of Time: Spring by Anthony Powell
A Dance to the Music of Time: Spring
Anthony Powell
April 2012 Guest Editor Paul Torday on Dance to the Music of Time... This is a cheat, because this work consists of twelve novels. But they plot the lives of a group of characters as they weave in and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/10/1997

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