As If by Magic

As If by Magic

by Angus Wilson


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780571248995
Publisher: Faber and Faber
Publication date: 02/28/2009
Pages: 428
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.95(d)

About the Author

One of Britain's most distinguished novelists Sir Angus Wilson was born in 1913. Educated at Westminster and Merton College, Oxford he joined the British Museum as a cataloguer before being called for service in 1941. His literary career began with a collection of short-stories published in 1949. These were followed by other short-story collections, novels and plays. Co-founder with Malcolm Bradbury of the MA programme in creative writing at the University of East Anglia, Wilson was appointed professor in 1967. Chair of many literary panels, including the Booker prize, and campaigner for homosexual equality he was knighted in 1980. He died in 1991.

Table of Contents

Book 1Departure From Home3
Book 2The Journeys Alexandra in Search of a Hero Hamo in Search of a Dream-Youth101
Epilogue: Alexandra Comes Home427

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