The eleventh novel in Anthony Powell's brilliant twelve-novel sequence, A Dance to the Music of Time. Around 1958, a decade on from the preceding novel, Books Do Furnish a Room, Jenkins attends an international literary conference in Venice, where the death is announced of French author Ferrand-Seneschal. Dr Emily Brightman introduces Jenkins to Russell Gwinnett, a prospective biographer of X Trapnel with a faintly alarming manner. Gwinnett naturally wishes to meet Pamela Widmerpool, and he produces a press report linking her with Ferrand-Seneschal's death...
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The eleventh novel in Anthony Powell's brilliant twelve-novel sequence, A Dance to the Music of TimeReview:
"'Intricate and enthralling - As always, the novel pivots on a concept of the profound comedy of all human posture. But the humour is indisputably darker, pervaded by a sense that soon careers will be concluded, aspirations wither away. Rich, complex, original showing consummate narrative skill'" Times Literary Supplement "'I think it is now becoming clear that A Dance to the Music of Time is going to become the greatest modern novel since Ulysses'" -- Clive James "'I would rather read Mr Powell than any English novelist now writing'" -- Kingsley Amis "'Mr Powell's imagination is inexhaustible'" Spectator "'I find Powell the sort of writer who exerts such a strong pull that turning anyone else's books, after his, calls for an effort of will - One of the most individual tones of voice in contemporary novel-writing and one of the most artful'" -- Norman Shrapnel Guardian
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