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by Hugh Fleetwood

  • Author: Hugh Fleetwood
  • ISBN: 0241897297
  • ISBN13: 978-0241897294
  • ePub: 1912 kb | FB2: 1693 kb
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Hamish Hamilton Ltd (September 22, 1977)
  • Pages: 188
  • Rating: 4.4/5
  • Votes: 261
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Artist and a Magician ePub download

Hugh Fleetwood was born in Chichester, Sussex, in 1944. RTK: An Artist and a Magician (1978) seems to me the most overtly funny of all your novels, even if it’s a scurrilous sort of ‘laughter in the dark’

Hugh Fleetwood was born in Chichester, Sussex, in 1944. Aged twenty-one, he moved to Italy and lived there for fourteen years, during which time he exhibited his paintings and wrote a number of novels and story collections, originally published by Hamish Hamilton, beginning with A Painter of Flowers (1972). RTK: An Artist and a Magician (1978) seems to me the most overtly funny of all your novels, even if it’s a scurrilous sort of ‘laughter in the dark’. Did you set out consciously to amuse the reader more than usually? HF: In a sense I think of all of the books as black comedies – even The Girl Who Passed for Normal, which is particularly black.

An Artist and a Magician book. Hugh Fleetwood was born in England in 1944. At the age of 18 he went to live in France; at 21, he moved to Italy, where he remained for the next fourteen years

An Artist and a Magician book. At the age of 18 he went to live in France; at 21, he moved to Italy, where he remained for the next fourteen years. He had his first exhibition in 1970 at the Festival dei Due Mondi in Spoleto; in 1971 he published his first novel, A Painter of Flowers, for which he also designed the jacket, as he did for his second novel, The Girl Who Passed for Normal Hugh Fleetwood was born in England in 1944. It is Hugh Fleetwood's great ability as a novelist to analyse the world of the rich, to test it with violence and to subtly probe its corruption. Peter Ackroyd, Spectator.

An Artist and a Magician. Wilbur George has made court-jester parasitism into an art form: four creepy but wealthy fellow expatriates (who hate each other) contribute to the upkeep of his Roman villa and matchless dinner parties.

It shimmers for a long time in the memory's ey. Glasgow Herald'Extremely readable and suitably chilling.

Fleetwood adapted the book for the film with director Roberto Faenza and Ennio de Concini. 1978 - An Artist and a Magician (US: Roman Magic) . After his return to England, he had two further solo art shows Bibliography. 1972 - A Painter of Flowers, Hamish Hamilton (UK)/Viking (US). 1980 - The Godmother, . 1981 - The Redeemer, . UK)/Simon & Schust.

It is Hugh Fleetwood's great ability as a novelist to analyse the world of the rich, to test it with violence and to subtly probe its corruption. Hugh Fleetwood was born in Chichester, Sussex, in 1944. 1977) A novel by Hugh Fleetwood.