Books Do Furnish a Room
Publish date: February 15th 1971
Publisher: William Heinemann Ltd
Pages no: 240
Edition language: English
Series: A Dance to the Music of Time (#10)
Books Do Furnish a Room (1971) is the tenth of Anthony Powell's twelve-novel sequence A Dance to the Music of TimeBooks Do Furnish a Room follows straight on from the preceding trio of war volumes (The Valley of Bones (1964), The Soldier's Art (1966), and The Military Philosophers (1968)) and takes ...
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