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Not as bleak as you might expect: ‘A Dance to the Music of Time’ (part 3 – autumn) by Anthony Powell

I had been a bit concerned about embarking on the autumn phase of Powell’s ‘A Dance to the Music of Time’.  The fact is, volume 6 ‘The Kindly Ones,’ which was the last of the summer books, was not my … Continue reading

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Mourning the end of August: ‘A Dance to the Music of Time’ (part 2 – summer) by Anthony Powell

The first volume of Powell’s ‘A Dance to the Music of Time‘ brought much joy to my spring reading.  I love long books that give the luxury of total immersion in a luxurious setting and the aristocratic, privileged world of … Continue reading

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Period escapism: A Dance to the Music of Time (Part 1 – Spring) by Anthony Powell

As I wrote earlier in the week, I’ve been very drawn to escapist literature at the moment.  Normally, this would mean binge-reading Agatha Christie, but I rather overdid things with the Queen of Crime during autumn (by which I mean, … Continue reading

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