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A Question of Upbringing - Anthony Powell
A Question of Upbringing
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A Dance to the Music of Time – his brilliant 12-novel sequence, which chronicles the lives of over three hundred characters, is a unique evocation of life in twentieth-century England.The novels follow Nicholas Jenkins, Kenneth Widmerpool and others, as they negotiate the intellectual, cultural... show more
A Dance to the Music of Time – his brilliant 12-novel sequence, which chronicles the lives of over three hundred characters, is a unique evocation of life in twentieth-century England.The novels follow Nicholas Jenkins, Kenneth Widmerpool and others, as they negotiate the intellectual, cultural and social hurdles that stand between them and the “Acceptance World.”
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780445200104 (0445200103)
Publisher: Warner Books
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
Series: A Dance to the Music of Time (#1)
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Krazykiwi @ Kiwitopia
Krazykiwi @ Kiwitopia rated it
3.0 A Question of Upbringing (A Dance to the Music of Time #1) by Anthony Powell
The first of Anthony Powell's epic 12 volume saga, this is a nice introduction, but little more. This first book focusses on our narrator, one Nick Jenkins, and his youthful adventures in a series of vignettes serving to introduce us to a host of characters, and their place in post WWI British socie...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
4.0 A Question of Upbringing by Anthony Powell
bookshelves: winter-20152016, a-cut-above, jan-2016-litricher, lit-richer, re-visit-2016, published-1951, group-read, e-book, britain-england, sartorial, amusing Read from January 03 to 07, 2016 Description: Who is Widmerpool? The question that is to dog Nicholas Jenkins crystallizes as he sees...
LizMc2Reads
LizMc2Reads rated it
4.0 My New Project
I read the "first movement" (the Spring trilogy) of Powell's Dance to the Music of Time series years ago, but I forgot how great it was--or maybe I am only now old enough to appreciate its reflections on how people move in and out of our lives over time, in patterns that only become visible to us la...
Nigeyb
Nigeyb rated it
4.0 "A Question of Upbringing" by Anthony Powell
"A Dance to the Music of Time" is a twelve-volume cycle of novels by Anthony Powell, and "A Question of Upbringing" is the first of the twelve volumes.I've wanted to read "A Dance to the Music of Time" since discovering that Julian Maclaren-Ross features somewhere in the series as a character called...
JulieM
JulieM rated it
3.0 A Question of Upbringing (A Dance To the Music of Time #1)
A Question of Upbringing is the first of 12 novels that make up Powell's opus A Dance to the Music of Time. The theme behind these books is the accidental nature of our relationships. The stories cover the lives of four main characters. In this first book, the setting is England in the 1920s, and...
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