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‘Life, bottom heavy like a kangaroo’ – Anthony Burgess

This is the third excerpt presented here from Anthony Burgess’ masterpiece Earthly Powers. Octogenarian British writer Kenneth Toomey recalls with spectacular clarity (as he almost always does) his visit to Australia in 1930 or thereabouts. Australia is where I was

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A Snorer is Outsnoored – Earthly Powers (Anthony Burgess)

This week on Wednesday’s literature piece we will continue with Anthony Burgess’s panamoramic saga novel of the 20th century Earthly Powers. The novel appeared on the shortlist for the Booker Prize in the year of its publication but lost out

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Earthly Powers (1980)- Anthony Burgess

The local bookstore near where I live has mostly books written in Spanish, but there is a classic English Literature section with thousands of titles to choose from. I miss my Kindle e-reader which decided one day it wouldn’t recharge

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