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Anthony Burgess

John Anthony Burgess Wilson, FRSL (/?b??rd??s/; 25 February 1917 – 22 November 1993) – who published under the pen name Anthony Burgess – was an English writer and composer. From relatively modest beginnings in a Catholic family in Manchester, he eventually became one of the best known English literary figures of the latter half of the twentieth century

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And I sort of frowned about that, thinking. 'You felt ill this afternoon,' he said, 'because you're ...

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A novelist should not be too intelligent either, although... he may be permitted to be an intellectu ...

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Rome's just a city like anywhere else. A vastly overrated city, I'd say. It trades on belief just as ...

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The purpose of education is to fit us for life in a civilised community, and it seems to follow from ...

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He said it was artificial respiration but now I find I'm to have his child.

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But if you eat this chap who's God,' said Llewelyn stoutly, 'how can it be horrible? If it's alright ...

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Perhaps, all these years, the historiographers had been unwilling to recognize history as a spiral, ...

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It's funny how the colors of the real world only seem really real when you watch them on a screen.

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Our subject is, you see, impelled towards the good by, paradoxically, being impelled towards evil. T ...

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Delimitation is always difficult. The world is one, life is one. The sweetest and most heavenly of a ...

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That's the law, son. But you were never much of a one for following the law.

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The heresy of an age of reason,' or some such slovos [words]. 'I see what is right and approve, but ...

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We're a government that believes in everybody having the illusion of free will.

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And what, brothers, I had to escape into sleep from then was the horrible and wrong feeling that it ...

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The old days are dead and gone days. For what I did in the past I have been punished. I have been cu ...

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