Earthly Powers (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics)

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9780140188998: Earthly Powers (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics)

This novel traces 81 years in the life of a homosexual writer and lapsed Catholic called Frank Toomey, who spends a lifetime unsuccessfully trying to reconcile his sexual urges with his faith.

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"Crowded, crammed, bursting with manic erudition, garlicky puns, omnilingual jokes... which meshes the real and personalised history of the twentieth century" (Martin Amis)

"Burgess is the great postmodern storehouse of British writing-an important experimentalist; an encyclopaedic amasser, but also a maker of form; a playful comic, with a dark gloom" (Malcolm Bradbury)

"Enormous imagination and vitality - a huge book in every way" ( Sunday Times)

"A hellfire tract thrown down by a novelist at the peak of his powers" ( The Times)

"In all ways, a remarkable book" (Paul Theroux)

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Rollicking, panoramic epic of 20th century by the author of 'A Clockwork Orange'

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Burgess, Anthony
Published by Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN 10: 0140188991 ISBN 13: 9780140188998
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