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From A View To A Death by Anthony Powell
  

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From A View To A Death by Anthony Powell

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

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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 `Books of the year' *


About the Author

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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Publication date

12th March 2015

Author

Anthony Powell

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Publisher

Arrow Books Ltd an imprint of Cornerstone

Format

Paperback
224 pages

Categories

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9781784750596

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