Anthony Burgess

January 2006
Modern Age, 1900-2000: A Biographical Dictionary of Western Cult;2006, p119
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An encyclopedia entry for Anthony Burgess is presented. Born as John Anthony Burgess Wilson in Manchester, England, on February 25, 1917, Burgess was a writer most known his dark humor and satire for social commentary. Two of his books are "The Earthly Powers" and "A Dead Man in Deptford," which is a biographical novel focused on Christopher Marlowe.


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