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Earthly powers

Author: Anthony Burgess
Publisher: New York : Europa Editions, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At the book's center are two twentieth-century men who represent different kinds of power: Kenneth Toomey, eminent novelist, a man who has outlived his contemporaries to survive into, bitter, luxurious old age as a celebrity of dubious notoriety, and Don Carlo Campanati, a man of God, eventually beloved Pope, who rises through the Vatican as a shrewd manipulator to become the architect of church revolution and a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Burgess
ISBN: 9781609450847 1609450841
OCLC Number: 778419310
Description: 653 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Anthony Burgess ; with an introduction by Paul Theroux.

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At the book's center are two twentieth-century men who represent different kinds of power: Kenneth Toomey, eminent novelist, a man who has outlived his contemporaries to survive into, bitter, luxurious old age as a celebrity of dubious notoriety, and Don Carlo Campanati, a man of God, eventually beloved Pope, who rises through the Vatican as a shrewd manipulator to become the architect of church revolution and a candidate for sainthood.

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