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Earthly powers

Author: Anthony Burgess
Publisher: Harmondsworth : Penguin Books, 1981. ©1980
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This novel traces 81 years in the life of a homosexual writer and lapsed Catholic called Frank Toomey, who spends a lifetime unsuccessfully trying to reconcile his sexual urges with his faith.

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Burgess
ISBN: 0140058966 9780140058963 0140188991 9780140188998 014006091X 9780140060911
OCLC Number: 16551803
Notes: Originally published: London : Hutchinson, 1980.
Novel based in part on the historical events surrounding the Jonestown Mass Suicide, Guyana, 1978.
Awards: Man Booker Prize, 1980, shortlist
Description: 648 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Anthony Burgess.

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