Hearing Secret Harmonies

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Random House, Dec 23, 2010 - Fiction - 288 pages
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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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User Review  - Kristelh - LibraryThing

This the final book of the 12 part Dance to the Music of Time finds Jenkins and his cohorts all older and watching the next generation getting married except Widmerpool who seems to have gone around ... Read full review

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User Review  - Eyejaybee - LibraryThing

This book brings Anthony Powell's majestic twelve volume sequence, 'A Dance to the Music of Time' to a triumphant close. The sequence is clearly largely autobiographical, with narrator Nick Jenkins's ... Read full review

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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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