Anthony Powell (Powell Anthony)( English writer.)
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Biography Anthony Powell (Powell Anthony)
Born December 21, 1905 in London. He studied at Eton and Balliol College, Oxford University. He worked in publishing houses, wrote scripts, worked in journalism, during the Second World War he served briefly in the exploration. His first novel, . Later people (Afternoon Men), . released in 1931, . and recent novels, . as racing wheel (Oh, . How the Wheel Becomes It, . 1983) and King of fishermen (The Fisher King, . 1986) indicate, . that more than half a century acrimony, the writer has not diminished,
. Before the war, Powell has published five novels, the most significant of them - chase, and then death (From a View to a Death, 1933). Starting with the question of education (A Question of Upbringing, 1951) he wrote a dozen novels, a single cycle, which is called the dance to the music of Time (A Dance to the Music of Time). It includes novels, cheap market (A Buyers's Market, . 1952), . World of business (The Acceptance World, . 1955), . In the house of lady Molly (At Lady Molly's, . 1957), . Chinese Restaurant Casanova (Casanova's Chinese Restaurant, . 1960), . Merciful (The Kindly Ones, . 1962), . Field of Bone (The Valley of Bones, . 1964), . Art martial Affairs (The Soldier's Art, . 1967), . Military Philosophers (The Military Philosophers, . 1968), . Books decorate a room (Books Do Furnish a Room, . 1971), . King timeservers (Temporary Kings, . 1973) and listened to the secret harmonies (Hearing Secret Harmonies, . 1975),
. Hundreds of characters appear in the pages of these books in different periods of his life. The reader is presented with a panorama of English society during World War until the 1970's and later, a huge news in essence unchanged, but a variety of human nature.
Powell died near Frome (Somerset) 28 March 2000.