Fb2 One Hand Clapping: A Novel ePub
by Anthony Burgess
|Category:||Humor and Satire|
|Publisher:||Da Capo Press (July 1, 1999)|
|Fb2 eBook:||1803 kb|
|ePub eBook:||1183 kb|
|Digital formats:||doc mobi doc txt|
One Hand Clapping succeeds as a novel because it creates a totally plausible voice.
One Hand Clapping succeeds as a novel because it creates a totally plausible voice. The story is told by Janet Shirley, aged twenty-three, poorly educated, working-class, but unmistakably a force for life. Janet lives with her husband Howard in 'Bradcaster', a fictional version of Burgess's native Manchester. He was full of praise for innovative programmes such as The Prisoner and Till Death Us Do Part, though Coronation Street reminded him so painfully of his childhood that he could not watch it with pleasure.
One Hand Clapping is a 1961 work by Anthony Burgess published originally under the pseudonym Joseph Kell in the UK. The novel was intended as an indictment of what Burgess saw as the degradation of contemporary Western education and culture. Burgess deliberately toned down his trademark love of vocabulary for the novel, which among other things lampoons the British television host Hughie Green. The entire vocabulary in One Hand Clapping amounts to approximately 800 words.
One Hand Clapping is a 1961 work by Anthony Burgess published originally under the pseudonym Joseph Kell. Francis Coppola has acquired the movie rights.
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ONE HAND CLAPPING: A Novel. Пользовательский отзыв - Kirkus. Diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour in 1959, Burgess became a full-time writer and went on to write a book a year up until his death in 1993. Use both - this is apparently an entertainment Burgess wrote ten years ago under another name and who would suspect all that is going to happen after Howard Shirley with his photographic memory.
Anthony Burgess on One Hand Clapping .
As the husband of my heroine works in a used car business, I had to study used car advertisements and drink with a man in a St. Leonards pub who knew all the tricks of shady manipulation which make used cars seem less used. The title ‘One Hand Clapping’ is from a traditional Zen ‘koan’, or unsolvable riddle: Two hands clap and there is a sound; what is the sound of one hand?.
One Hand Clapping book. Despite its plainly improvised plot, and occasional slapdash phrasing here and there (tut tut, Anto), for a novel completed in a month for a cynical buck, it is a pleasingly fine product of Burgess the contrarian lunatic mastermind and one-man book-shitting machine. I intend to read this man ra. .
Written out of Burgess' disgust at western decadence and degradation, One Hand Clapping casts a jaded eye over our values, drawing a conclusion that still resonates fifty years on. To read this book, upload an EPUB or FB2 file to Bookmate. But Howard put him right on the way to pronounce them, and said: ‘ was the secular poems of Robert Herrick, 1591 to 1674. Religio Medici or A Doctor’ Religion was by Sir Thomas Browne, 1605 to 1682. Tetrachordon was a book on divorce written by John Milton. He smiled in a thin-lipped way, then he said, ‘.
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