A Dead Man in Deptford

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Carroll & Graf, 2003 - Fiction - 272 pages
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With A Dead Man in Deptford, Burgess concluded his literary career to overwhelming acclaim for his re-creation of the Elizabethan poet Christopher Marlowe. In lavish, pitch-perfect, and supple, readable prose, Burgess matches his splendid Shakespeare novel, Nothing Like the Sun. The whole world of Elizabethan England—from the intrigues of the courtroom, through the violent streets of London, to the glory of the theater—comes alive in this joyous celebration of the life of Christopher Marlowe, murdered in suspicious circumstances in a tavern brawl in Deptford more than four hundred years ago.

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User Review  - Kathleen - Goodreads

Enjoyed this novelization of Christopher Marlowe's brief, brilliant career. This reminded me a great deal of Colm Toibon's novelization of Henry James's life, The Master, as far as bringing a fairly ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mark - Goodreads

A much better book than I had expected, the story of Christopher (Kit) Marlowe, playwright and poet, contemporary of Wm. Shakespeare, and spy. The latter more a matter of some financial obligation he ... Read full review

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A dead man in Deptford. By: Anthony Burgess. Type: English : Book : Fiction. Publisher: New York : [Berkeley, Calif.] : Carroll & Graf ; Distributed by ...
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A dead man in Deptford /. By Burgess, Anthony,. Copyright: 1993. ISBN: 0091779774. Publisher: London : Hutchinson,. Record No.: 20577 ...
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Burgess's last novel, A Dead Man in Deptford (1993) puts the flesh back on Christopher Marlowe, author of Doctor Faustus, The Jew of Malta, and Tamburlaine. ...
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About the author (2003)

Anthony Burgess was born in 1917 in Manchester, England. He studied language at Xaverian College and Manchester University. He had originally applied for a degree in music, but was unable to pass the entrance exams. Burgess considered himself a composer first, one who later turned to literature. Burgess' first novel, A Vision of Battlements (1964), was based on his experiences serving in the British Army. He is perhaps best known for his novel A Clockwork Orange, which was later made into a movie by Stanley Kubrick. In addition to publishing several works of fiction, Burgess also published literary criticism and a linguistics primer. Some of his other titles include The Pianoplayers, This Man and Music, Enderby, The Kingdom of the Wicked, and Little Wilson and Big God. Burgess was living in Monaco when he died in 1993.

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