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The Evening Colonnade
Cyril Connolly
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The Evening Colonnade

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Cyril Connolly, who attended Eaton with George Orwell and Oxford with Evelyn Waugh, spent his youth among the masters of the modern movement -- Pound, Eliot, Joyce, Gide, Huxley, Hemingway -- developing a literary sensibility that would lead him to found Horizon (for years the foremost literary magazine in England) and serve him well as chief among English reviewers for th ...more
Hardcover, 469 pages
Published December 31st 1975 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt P (first published September 10th 1973)
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One of his late publications: short essays, hackwork and reviews. But Connolly is a writer whose style and humanity overcome everything. Even when tired he is so original and funny that it does not matter. A book to re-read when you want to be a writer. Not a novelist or a poet but a writer of anything else.
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Cyril Connolly was born in Coventry, Warwickshire in 1903. Educated at Eton and Balliol College, Oxford he was a regular contributor to the New Statesman in the 1930s.

Connolly also co-edited Horizon (1939-41) with Stephen Spender and later was literary editor of the The Observer. Books by Connolly include the novel, The Rock Pool (1938), the autobiographical, Enemies of Promise (1938) and The Unq
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