Infants of the spring

Front Cover
Heinemann, Oct 4, 1976 - Biography & Autobiography - 209 pages
4 Reviews

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - stillatim - LibraryThing

I admit, I'm starting to flag on the Powell memoirs. On the upside, it turns out that he visited California and watched a movie just across the road from where I live--really, he could have seen what ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - lucybrown - LibraryThing

This is a compilation of Powell's memoirs, Infants of Spring, Messengers of the Day, Faces in My Time, and The Strangers Are All Gone. The time period of these memoirs roughly follows the "movments ... Read full review

Contents

Family Phantoms
23
From Whence Clear Memory
41
Go Bid the Soldiers Shoot
57
Copyright

8 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

About the author (1976)

Anthony Powell was born on December 21, 1905 in Westminster, England and was educated at Eton College and Balliol College, Oxford. In 1926 he became an editor at Duckworth & Co. and later moved on to be a scriptwriter for Warner Brothers. By 1937 he was a regular contributor to The Spectator and the Daily Telegraph. From 1953-1959 Powell was the Literary Editor of Punch. His first book, The Barnard Letter, was published in 1928 and his first novel, Afternoon Men, was published in 1931. In 1951 Powell published A Question of Upbringing, which was the first of the twelve novel sequence A Dance to the Music of Time. In 1975 he published Hearing Secret Harmonies, which was the last novel of the sequence. Powell wrote Infants of the Spring, which is part of To Keep the Ball Rolling, his memoirs. He also published The Fisher King in 1986.

Bibliographic information