Three Early Novels by Anthony Powell

“A master of irony.… A writer of social comedy as revelatory as any written by Evelyn Waugh.”—Leo Lerman, New York Times

“Looking back at Powell’s earlier novels, it is possible to see him discovering there how to use his razor-sharp satirical sense until it is purged of bitterness and extravagance.”—Elizabeth Janeway, New York Times

From a View to a Death

From a View to a Death

“Powell’s wry, understated style sharpens his general picture of nastiness.”—Saturday Review

“Vastly superior to all the current stuff about ‘swinging London.’”—Book World


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Agents and Patients

Agents and Patients

“Elegantly casual and scandalously funny.”—New York Times

“Anthony Powell is our foremost comic writer.”—V. S. Pritchett


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What's Become of Waring

What’s Become of Waring

“A Christmas tree for the display of a grand, glittering array of splendid comic characters doing funny things. Mr. Powell’s prose is beautiful and hilarious, and the whole nutty arrangement ends too soon.”—New Yorker


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