Hearing Secret Harmonies

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Random House, Dec 23, 2010 - Fiction - 288 pages
11 Reviews

The final novel in Anthony Powell's brilliant twelve-novel sequence, A Dance to the Music of Time

In Spring, almost another decade on, the Jenkinses act as host to a caravan of hippies led by Scorpio Murtlock, allowing them to camp on their land. One of the band is Fiona Cutts (daughter of Roddy Cutts, thus a niece of Isobel's). Murtlock is keenly interested in the nearby Devil's Fingers standing stones...

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Review: Hearing Secret Harmonies (A Dance to the Music of Time #12)

User Review  - Kim Stallwood - Goodreads

Anthony Powell is among my favourite novelists. Everyone in the twelve volume series, A Dance to the Music of Time, has been an enjoyable read. This is not only for the interesting characters Powell ... Read full review

Review: Hearing Secret Harmonies (A Dance to the Music of Time #12)

User Review  - Michael Pryor - Goodreads

Dry, detached, magisterial. Read full review

About the author (2010)

Anthony Powell was born in 1905. After working in publishing and as a scriptwriter, he began to write for the Daily Telegraph in the mid-1930s. He served in the army during World War II and subsequently became the fiction reviewer on the TLS. Next came five years as literary editor of Punch. He was appointed a Companion of Honour in 1988. In addition to the twelve-novel sequence, A Dance to the Music of Time, Anthony Powell is the author of seven other novels, and four volumes of memoirs, To Keep the Ball Rolling.

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