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Afternoon men

Anthony Powell

Afternoon men

by Anthony Powell

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English


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StatementAntony Powell.
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Open LibraryOL20292453M

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Afternoon Men is a revelation to sophisticated readers of every stripe, but especially to a certain kind of artist manqué on the brink of discovering that life is a more difficult business than he ever had reason to expect The subject matter is ‘relatable,’ as my students like to say/5(19).

Afternoon Men was Anthony Powell's first novel and was published in when Powell was only 26 years old. I found this copy in a secondhand bookshop when I was reading his twelve-volume series of novels, A Dance to the Music of Time/5.

Afternoon Men is certainly a respectable first novel. But it suffers, at least in the first half, from excessive and unnecessary dialogue, much of it neither witty nor interesting.

There is nothing wrong with saying "Joe asked for a drink, and Fred poured him a whiskey neat."/5(13).

Afternoon Men is certainly a respectable first novel. But it suffers, at least in the first half, from excessive and unnecessary dialogue, much of it neither witty nor interesting. There is nothing wrong with saying "Joe asked for a drink, and Fred poured him a whiskey neat." Sure, you could say "I could use a drink." "What would you like?" "Whiskey."/5(19).

Afternoon Men is certainly a respectable first novel. But it suffers, at least in the first half, from excessive and unnecessary dialogue, much of it neither witty nor interesting.

There is nothing wrong with saying "Joe asked for a drink, and Fred poured him a whiskey neat."/5(19). In Afternoon Men, the earliest and perhaps most acid of Powell’s novels, we meet the museum clerk William Atwater, a young man stymied in both his professional and romantic endeavors.

Immersed in. These books describe a part of England that no longer exists."--John Bowen "New York Times" "Ooh, ooh, ooh, I'm excited because I recently read a reissue of Anthony Powell's Afternoon Men, and just know that this is the right book for one of my most frequent correspondents."--John Warner, aka the Biblioracle "Chicago Tribune, Printers Row"/5().

Afternoon Men was first published inand its jolly malaise is very much a product of its place and time—England between the wars, as the glamorous ethos of the “Bright Young Things” had begun to curdle.

Little reminders of the Great War are scattered throughout. Buy Afternoon Men: A Novel Reissue by Powell, Anthony (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low /5(16). Buy Afternoon Men by Powell, Anthony (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(16). Afternoon men, a novel. by Powell, Anthony and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Afternoon Men by Anthony Powell - AbeBooks Passion for books.

Sign On My Account Basket Help. Afternoon men, a novel. [Anthony Powell] -- A social comedy about "a company of giddyheads" and their wanderings in London's Bohemia. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Some features of WorldCat will not be available. Hothouse (novel) Hothouse is a science fiction novel by British writer Brian Aldiss, composed of five novelettes that were originally serialised in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction in In the US, an abridged version was published as The Long Afternoon of Earth; the full version was not published there until Author: Brian Aldiss.

Afternoon Men by Anthony Powell,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(). Afternoon Men is a revelation to sophisticated readers of every stripe, but especially to a certain kind of artist manqué on the brink of discovering that life is a more difficult business than he ever had reason to expect The subject matter is ‘relatable,’ as my students like to say.

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OCLC Number: Notes: Cover drawing by Osbert Lancaster. Originally published: London: Duckworth, Description:[1] pages ; 18 cm. Afternoon Men. Anthony Powell; Formats & editions.

EBook. 12 Mar Paperback. 15 Apr Buy from Amazon Apple Books Google Play Kobo Booktopia View all online retailers. Anthony Powell's first, highly acclaimed novel maps the decline and fall of a characteristically seedy section of London society, and confirms the author.

This is a republication of Powell's first novel (), and it is somewhat ess formed than his second, What's Become of Waring, also recently revived.

To the it will be interesting as a preamble to The Music of Time cycle — as a foretaste of the social comedy which will be more highly developed later. The afternoon men, company of giddyheads"" are a kind of jeunesse. Get this from a library. Afternoon men. [Anthony Powell] -- The characters in this novel belong to that cross-section of thirties society chiefly known through its parties and artists.

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