An eschatological spy novel. A complete catalogue record for this book can be obtained.
An eschatological spy novel. from the British Library on request. The right of Anthony Burgess to be identified as the author. of this work has been asserted by him in accordance with. No part of this book may be reproduced, stored.
Tremor of Intent book. Denis Hillier is an aging British agent based in Yugoslavia . Knowing Anthony Burgess the name of the ship probably has some deeper meaning, but the most likely reference that I found was a poem, a topographical poem, published by Michael Drayton in 1622.
Tremor of Intent: An Eschatological Spy Novel (1966), by Anthony Burgess, is an English espionage novel. Burgess conceived it as a reaction both to the heavy-handed and humourless spy fiction of John le Carré, and to Ian Fleming's James Bond, a character Burgess thought an imperialist relic. The subtitle "An Eschatological Spy Novel" refers to Burgess's idea of the Cold War as a hostile symbiosis, an "ultimate conflict" for which Good and Evil are inadequate terms. Let us get certain things straight about Roper. Approach Number One will never work. I don't think for one moment that Roper can be persuaded to go back to anything
An eschatological spy novel. First published in 1966. But between the day and night. I don't think for one moment that Roper can be persuaded to go back to anything. He has this scientist's thoroughness about disposing of the past. He never rummaged among old discarded answers. It's not up to me, of course, to say what a load of bloody nonsense that is.
Tremor of Intent' is really a very minor effort by Anthony Burgess, an author who has otherwise fully earned his stellar reputation. It is a spy story that mostly takes place on a cruise ship in the Adriatic during the 1960s
Tremor of Intent' is really a very minor effort by Anthony Burgess, an author who has otherwise fully earned his stellar reputation. It is a spy story that mostly takes place on a cruise ship in the Adriatic during the 1960s. The plot? Not very important, plausible or even fully understandable. The book is full of clever dialog and memorable characters
I think,' said Alan weightily, offering a Black Russian to Hillier, 'we ought to stick together, the three of u. Un-wontedly, Hillier accepted the cigarette and a light from the flaming Cygnus. We can have dinner in one of those special little dining-rooms. I'll go and arrange that
I think,' said Alan weightily, offering a Black Russian to Hillier, 'we ought to stick together, the three of u. I'll go and arrange that. Won't it look too much like a conspiracy?' asked Hillier, amused but touched. So it will be. A conspiracy against her.
Was it the rare book called Pokam, whose title Hillier had always remembered for its facetious English connotation? What now began was e, something he had forgotten existed. She gently inflamed him with the mayil or peacock embrace, moved on to the matakatham, the poththi, the putanai.
Anthony Burgess (1917-1993) was a novelist, poet, playwright, composer, linguist, translator and critic
Tremor of Intent is a rare combination of the deadly serious and the absurd, the lofty and the lusty. Anthony Burgess (1917-1993) was a novelist, poet, playwright, composer, linguist, translator and critic. He is best known for his novel A Clockwork Orange, but altogether he wrote thirty-three novels, twenty-five works of non-fiction, two volumes of autobiography, three symphonies, more than 150 other musical works, reams of journalism and much more. He was born in Manchester, England and grew up in Harpurhey and Moss Side, went to school in Rusholme, and studied at Manchester University.