A Dance to the Music of Time, Volume 4: Winter

Literary Fiction

Author: Anthony Powell

Anthony Powell’s brilliant twelve novel sequence chronicles the lives of over three hundred characters, and is a unique evocation of life in twentieth-century England. It is unrivalled for its scope, its humour and the enormous pleasure it has given to generations.Volume 4 contains the last three novels in the sequence: Books do Furnish a Room; Temporary Kings; Hearing Sec….Read More

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In the Shadow of Young Girls in Flower

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