Anthony Burgess

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English writer of satirical novels (1917-1993)


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Since 1987, the prize has been awarded to a remarkable range of authors, from Anthony Burgess, Muriel Spark and Margaret Atwood to Ted Hughes, Seamus Heaney and John le Carre.
Neil Schulman, author of the Prometheus Award-winning science fiction novels Alongside Night: A Novel of 1999 (1979) and The Rainbow Cadenza (1983), numbers Glenn Beck, Ron Paul, Milton Friedman, and Anthony Burgess among his fans.
I'm hoping that it will stimulate debate and that people will enjoy the production and then maybe go out and read some more books by Anthony Burgess or even A Clockwork Orange again.
In 1963, Anthony Burgess brilliantly created a British working-class dystopia in his novel, "A Clockwork Orange.
But there were strong echoes of the Anthony Burgess classic in the shocking and shameful images arising from this month's riots.
There are too many fine dystopian movies to name here, but worthy of special mention are "Brazil" (1985), "Idiocracy" (2006), and "A Clockwork Orange" (1971), the last based on the novel by the Tory author Anthony Burgess.
My favourite onion fact is the world record for semantically independent consecutive uses of the word 'onion' which was set by Anthony Burgess in his novel Enderby Outside, when he wrote the immortal lines: '[He] breathed on Hogg-Enderby, bafflingly (for no banquet would serve, because of the known redolence of onions, onions) onions.
Amanda Bonnick, manager of Oxfam Music and Bookshop in Worcester High Street, said she was thrilled to find a copy of A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess in amongst a regular book donation.
Anthony Burgess, 43, was on police bail when he was found dead with wife Marian, 50, at their home in Clavering, Essex, in January.
Live music and a hearty hot meal rounded out what Anthony Burgess described as a satisfying day.
Anthony Burgess, and, if her mother's genealogy is to be believed, a descendant of Attila the Hun.
Andrew Biswell, The Real Life of Anthony Burgess (London: Picador, 2005)
O'Sullivan's article "Shakespeare's Other Lives" in Volume 38 (1987) of Shakespeare Quarterly, which cited Anthony Burgess as having written a story, "Will and Testament," which had Will Shakespeare revise the new translation of the 46th Psalm during his 46th year by substituting "shake" for "tremble" as the 46th word from the beginning and "spear" for "sword" as the 46th word from the end.
The translation, by Anthony Burgess, is familiar and feels contemporary.
Using only his middle names, John Anthony Burgess Wilson (1917-1995) wrote more than 60 books, including television and film scripts as well as his own memoirs (Little Wilson and Big God [1987] and You've Had Your Time [1990]).