The Devil's Mode (Stories)

Free Read The Devil's Mode (Stories) - by Anthony Burgess - The Devil's Mode (Stories), The Devil s Mode Stories Contents A Meeting in Valladolid The Most Beautiful The Cavalier of The Rose and The Devils s Mode Wine of The Country Snow The Endless Voyager Hun Murder To Music Free Read The Devil's Mode (Stories) - by Anthony Burgess - The Devil's Mode (Stories), The Devil s Mode Stories Contents A Meeting in Valladolid The Most Beautiful The Cavalier of The Rose and The Devils s Mode Wine of The Country Snow The Endless Voyager Hun Murder To Music

  • Title: The Devil's Mode (Stories)
  • Author: Anthony Burgess
  • ISBN: 9780671726577
  • Page: 430
  • Format: Book
The Devil's Mode (Stories)

Free Read The Devil's Mode (Stories) - by Anthony Burgess, The Devil's Mode (Stories), Anthony Burgess, The Devil s Mode Stories Contents A Meeting in Valladolid The Most Beautiful The Cavalier of The Rose and The Devils s Mode Wine of The Country Snow The Endless Voyager Hun Murder To Music Free Read The Devil's Mode (Stories) - by Anthony Burgess - The Devil's Mode (Stories), The Devil s Mode Stories Contents A Meeting in Valladolid The Most Beautiful The Cavalier of The Rose and The Devils s Mode Wine of The Country Snow The Endless Voyager Hun Murder To Music

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The Devil's Mode (Stories)

About “Anthony Burgess

  • Anthony Burgess

    Librarian Note There is than one author in the database with this name.Anthony Burgess was a British novelist, critic and composer He was also a librettist, poet, playwright, screenwriter, essayist, travel writer, broadcaster, translator, linguist and educationalist Born in Manchester, he lived for long periods in Southeast Asia, the USA and Mediterranean Europe as well as in England His fiction includes the Malayan trilogy The Long Day Wanes on the dying days of Britain s empire in the East the Enderby quartet of novels about a poet and his muse Nothing Like the Sun, a recreation of Shakespeare s love life A Clockwork Orange, an exploration of the nature of evil and Earthly Powers, a panoramic saga of the 20th century He published studies of Joyce, Hemingway, Shakespeare and Lawrence, produced the treatises on linguistics Language Made Plain and A Mouthful of Air, and was a prolific journalist, writing in several languages He translated and adapted Cyrano de Bergerac, Oedipus the King, and Carmen for the stage scripted Jesus of Nazareth and Moses the Lawgiver for the screen invented the prehistoric language spoken in Quest for Fire and composed the Sinfoni Melayu, the Symphony No 3 in C, and the opera Blooms of Dublin.



978 thoughts on “The Devil's Mode (Stories)

  • Erudite e.g one story is centered on Shakespeare and one on classical music, two of Burgess s notable interests and stylish, one of the best things I ve read recently Short stories and novellas, mixture of historical fiction and modern expat oriented works The longer novella Hun yes, it s about Attila drags a bit, but the other pieces are first rate For the most part, Burgess avoids the ostentatious cleverness that occasionally has bugged me.


  • A book of nine short stories by Burgess Anthony really shows off his aptitude in writing prose In particular, I really liked the eponymous story.


  • This is a fairly lightweight collection of Burgess stories, a mix of imaginative reconstructions of literary and political events, pastiches and tales from his time in Malaya doing a Maugham that is, observing very late colonial Brits and the natives.It is entertaining enough and Burgess cannot write badly but little is going to be truly memorable in a year s time His Attila the Hun novella reads like the playbook for a Hollywood epic that perhaps he would like to have been in on a good read but [...]


  • Having only read A Clockwork Orange by Burgess, and not having particularly cared for it, but having also heard many good things about Burgess work in general I decided to give this collection of short stories a try I am glad I did Burgess shows a vastly different side of his writing as well as masterful ability to imitate many different writing styles, from historical fiction to his take on Sherlock Holmes It is Burgess deft use of detail that manages to push the stories to greatness, making th [...]


  • As usual with a short story collection, it is a hit and miss affair The one longer story, Hun however, makes it a worthwhile read I only wish this historical story of Attila could not have been developed further.


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