Dance to the Music of Time
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  • 1
    A Dance to the Music of Time: First Movement | Anthony Powell

    A Dance to the Music of Time: First Movement

    • UNABRIDGED (21 hrs and 3 mins)
    • By Anthony Powell
    • Narrated By Simon Vance
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    Anthony Powell's universally acclaimed epic encompasses a four-volume panorama of twentieth century London. Hailed by Time as "brilliant literary comedy as well as a brilliant sketch of the times," A Dance to the Music of Time opens just after World War I. Amid the fever of the 1920s and the first chill of the 1930s, Nick Jenkins and his friends confront sex, society, business, and art.

    A Masterpiece on All Counts

    A Dance to the Music of Time, inspired by the painting of the same name by Nicolas Poussin, was rated by Time magazine as one of the 100 Best English-..Show More »

    Reviewed on February 03 2011 by Jennifer (WA, United States)
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    A Dance to the Music of Time: Second Movement | Anthony Powell

    A Dance to the Music of Time: Second Movement

    • UNABRIDGED (20 hrs and 31 mins)
    • By Anthony Powell
    • Narrated By Simon Vance
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    (139)
    Story
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    Anthony Powell's universally acclaimed epic encompasses a four-volume panorama of twentieth-century London. Hailed by Time as "brilliant literary comedy as well as a brilliant sketch of the times," A Dance to the Music of Time opens just after World War I. Amid the fever of the 1920s and the first chill of the 1930s, Nick Jenkins and his friends confront sex, society, business, and art.

    "the Future is ever the Consequence of the Past."

    BOOK FOUR (At Lady Molly's): We begin the 2nd Movement with the fourth book of 12. If you prefer to think of Anthony Powell's (rhymes with pole's, not..Show More »

    Reviewed on May 03 2016 by Darwin8u (Mesa, AZ, United States)
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    A Dance to the Music of Time: Third Movement | Anthony Powell

    A Dance to the Music of Time: Third Movement

    • UNABRIDGED (19 hrs and 47 mins)
    • By Anthony Powell
    • Narrated By Simon Vance
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    (122)
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    Anthony Powell's universally acclaimed epic encompasses a four-volume panorama of 20th-century London. Hailed by TTime as "brilliant literary comedy as well as a brilliant sketch of the times," A Dance to the Music of Time opens just after World War I. Amid the fever of the 1920s and the first chill of the 1930s, Nick Jenkins and his friends confront sex, society, business, and art.

    Engrave no battle on his cheek...

    BOOK SEVEN ('The Valley of Bones'): We begin the 3rd Movement with the seventh book of 12. If you prefer to think of Anthony Powell's (rhymes with pol..Show More »

    Reviewed on October 31 2016 by Darwin8u (Mesa, AZ, United States)
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    A Dance to the Music of Time: Fourth Movement | Anthony Powell

    A Dance to the Music of Time: Fourth Movement

    • UNABRIDGED (23 hrs and 12 mins)
    • By Anthony Powell
    • Narrated By Simon Vance
    Overall
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    (124)
    Story
    (119)

    Anthony Powell's universally acclaimed epic encompasses a 4 volume panorama of twentieth century London. Hailed by Time as "brilliant literary comedy as well as a brilliant sketch of the times", A Dance to the Music of Time opens just after World War I. Amid the fever of the 1920s and the first chill of the 1930s, Nick Jenkins and his friends confront sex, society, business, and art.

    Imagination must...select and arrange reality.

    BOOK TEN ('Books Do Furnish A Room'):

    "Imagination must, of course, select and arrange reality, but it must be for imaginative ends: all ..Show More »

    Reviewed on January 05 2017 by Darwin8u (Mesa, AZ, United States)