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The Music of Time by Preston B. Nichols

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Published by Sky Books (NY) .
Written in English


  • Controversial Knowledge & Mysteries,
  • Metaphysical Phenomena - General,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • Music,
  • Genres & Styles - Pop Vocal,
  • History & Criticism - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages234
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8557804M
ISBN 100967816203
ISBN 109780967816203

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The sixth volume of Powell's Dance to the Music of Time concludes the second trilogy within the series, Summer. Judging solely from internal evidence, this would be hard to see. The first two books deal with the second half of the thirties, the events in the /5. THE MUSIC OF TIME seriously think about buying a system, the fad was gone and written off as a complete failure, never to return to the commercial market since. In retrospect, there was only one significant aspect with regard to my capricious inter- est in a subject I had shown no previous interest in. It. A Dance to the Music of Time is a twelve-novel cycle examining English society from the s to the s through the lives of its predominantly upper middle class characters, which is presented as the memoirs of the narrator, Nick Jenkins. The cycle is broken into four "movements", consisting of three novels each.4/5. Characters in A Dance to the Music of Time come and go, disappear and reappear, die and live again through their progeny. You meet the neer-do-well Uncle Giles, the cult leading Dr. Trelawany, the alcoholic Stringham, the beautiful enchantress Pamela Flitton, the Marxist J.G. Quiggin, and so many Cited by: 4.

It took me a year to read this entire saga. Four volumes each comprising three books make up Anthony Powell's A Dance to the Music of Time, originally published as 12 books over the course of 24 've gone from Nick Jenkins' boyhood, in which he has memories of the outbreak of World War I, to his senior citizen years as he watches with wry bemusement the arrival of the s/5. A Dance to the Music of Time: 1st Movement. by Anthony Powell. Ratings Reviews published 19 editionsAuthor: Anthony Powell. The Valley of Bones (A Dance to the Music of Time, #7) -- read J 2. The Soldier's Art (A Dance to the Music of Time, #8) -- read Aug 3. The Military Philosophers (A Dance to the Music of Time, #9) -- read Aug I read these three novels starting in mid June and ending Aug /5.   With Gillian Barge, Nicholas Jones, Simon Russell Beale, Robin Bailey. Anthony Powell's twelve volume novel sequence "A Dance to the Music of Time" has been dramatized for television/10().