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No End To Enderby: Sutcliffe + Eatough making Anthony Burgess film for centenary in 2017

Dec 2nd, 2015
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//Still from ‘A.B….’, Stephen Sutcliffe, 2015. Courtesy Rob Tufnell//

I’m very excited by the news that artist Stephen Sutcliffe and director Graham Eatough are making a film based on the first and last chapters of the Enderby novels by my literary hero Anthony Burgess.

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Books: Penguin’s Gormenghast trilogy

May 14th, 2011

A recent conversation with artist John Frankland about the work of Mervyn Peake has brought me back to one of my most treasured possessions: the 1970 Penguin edition of Peake’s masterpiece Gormenghast.

Designed by Robert Hollingsworth, the three illustrated paperbacks Titus Groan (first published in 1946) Gormenghast (1950) and Titus Alone (1959) were housed in a case decorated with Peake drawings.

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Beatbooks 57: Patti Smith

May 11th, 2011