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Napoleon Symphony: Anthony Burgess Napoleon Symphony: Anthony Burgess Napoleon Symphony: Anthony Burgess

Napoleon Symphony

Anthony Burgess

ISBN 10: 039447614X / ISBN 13: 9780394476148
Published by Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1974
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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A novel in four movements. An h EROTICA l novel, a grand and loving tragi-comic symphony to Napoleon Bonaparte, by Burgess out of Ludwig van, that unteases and reweaves Napoleon's life into a pattern borrowed- in liberty, equality, fraternity and Beethoven. Book in very fine condition, internally perfect, top rear corner of spine slightly wrinkled. Nice pale green top stain at top and semi-trimmed fore and bottom edge. Jacket is near fine + with small closed tear at front cover. Priced at ($7.95) on front flap. Signed by author to ., on title page. A very nice collectible. Bookseller Inventory # 000701

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Title: Napoleon Symphony

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, New York

Publication Date: 1974

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Inscribed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Synopsis:

Anthony Burgess draws on his love of music and history in this novel he called “elephantine fun” to write.

A grand and affectionate tragicomic symphony to Napoleon Bonaparte that teases and reweaves Napoleon’s life into a pattern borrowed―in liberty, equality, and fraternity―from Beethoven’s Third “Eroica” Symphony, in this rich, exciting, bawdy, and funny novel Anthony Burgess has pulled out all the stops for a virtuoso performance that is literary, historical, and musical.

About the Author:

Anthony Burgess (1917–1993) is the author of many works, including A Clockwork Orange, The Wanting Seed, Nothing Like the Sun, Honey for the Bears, The Long Day Wanes, The Doctor Is Sick, and ReJoyce.

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