Publish date: September 28th 1998
Publisher: William Heinemann Ltd
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
Series: A Dance to the Music of Time (#11)
"Anthony Powell is the best living English novelist by far. His admirers are addicts, let us face it, held in thrall by a magician"Temporary Kings (1973) is the penultimate volume of Anthony Powell’s twelve-novel series “A Dance to the Music of Time” and opens in the Summer of 1958, eleven years on ...
We're in Venice this week, where we've just finished taking part in an international workshop on speech and language technology. Somewhere around the middle of the first day, it struck me that the setup was eerily similar to the opening of the penultimate volume of A Dance to the Music of Time. Nick...
The penultimate book in the "Dance to the Music of Time" series. With each book, I find myself reading these faster and faster. Some of this is due to the familiarity with the characters and settings, people and places that I have encountered before and thus do not need to labor at identifying. But ...