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Invitation to the Dance

Author: Spurling, Hilary
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Pub Date: 05/05/2005
Publisher: Cornerstone
ISBN: 9780099484363
Availability: Out of Stock
Quick overview Contains character, book, painting and place indices. This work is a database of Anthony Powell's imagination and England's cultural landscape. It details over four hundred characters and one million words of Powell's fifty-year dance of fiction and fact.
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A unique reference book for all fans of Anthony Powell's 12-volume novel, A Dance to the Music Time, which has become a literary landmark of twentieth-century writing. More than a simple glossary, Invitation to the Dance contains extensive Character, Book, Painting and Place indices, creating a magnificent database of Powell's imagination and England's cultural landscape. This is a masterpiece of 'extreme ingenuity' detailing over four hundred characters and one million words of Powell's lively fifty-year dance of fiction and fact.'Hilary Spurling's exhaustive analysis of the novel's characters supplies a master-key for the reader' Anthony Powell

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