New PDF release: Autobiography

By John Cowper Powys

ISBN-10: 0571271375

ISBN-13: 9780571271375

'I have attempted to jot down my existence as though I have been confessing to a clergyman, a thinker, and a smart outdated girl. i've got attempted to write down as though I have been going to be completed while it was once complete. i've got attempted to write down it as though I have been either God and Devil.' One is tempted to claim in simple terms John Cowper Powys may have written that, and, past doubt, simply John Cowper Powys may have written the idiosyncratic and spellbinding paintings now we have right here. convinced, he used to be stimulated through Yeats and Rousseau, specially the latter's Confessions, yet there is not any different paintings really like this. it sort of feels nearly too pedestrian to assert it covers the 1st sixty years of his lifestyles (he lived for an additional thirty years) and to claim something approximately them, as J. B. Priestley memorably positioned it, 'would be like turning on a faucet prior to introducing humans to Niagara Falls.' J. B. Priestley additionally stated 'It is a booklet which are learn, with excitement and revenue, time and again. it's in truth one of many maximum autobiographies within the English language. whether Powys had by no means written any novels, this one publication by myself could have proved him to be a author of genius.'

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