From Publishers Weekly
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Burgess wanted to title the book "The Prince of the Powers of the Air" (ie Satan) but his publishers would not let him. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Nicholas Triggs
The Amazon Kindle edition of this book is a bit of a dog's breakfast. It has clearly been scanned from the text and many of the mistakes of the software remain (joining... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Robertito
The book is an absolute masterpiece.
The only criticism I have is that the digital version in full of typos (as they would have been had it been typed). Read more
This book was a true classic. It is a difficult book, but very rewarding. So if you want a challenge, Earthly Powers is for you. I am now a big fan of Anthony Burgess. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Yarndi
Anthony Burgess is one of the most prolific and original authors of the Twentieth Century. Having just read Earthly Powers carefully for a second time with a decade between reads,... Read morePublished 21 months ago by Scribe
I am very satisfied with this purchase. It has some wonderful dialogue and evocative scenes and people who are most interestingPublished 22 months ago by Ronald Addyman
In my view, one of the two finest novels written in English in the post-war 20th Century. Daniel Martin is the other.Published 23 months ago by Frederick Weston
"Earthly Powers", so gargantuan and forbidding, is the magnum opus of Anthony Burgess, who wrote it exactly to be read as such: a huge, sprawling, erudite, ambitious, opulent piece... Read morePublished on November 13, 2012 by C. Yew