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By Anthony Burgess

ABBA ABBA delves right into a literary secret with the entire originality, mind's eye, and delight in that readers have prized within the writer of A Clockwork Orange, 1985, and Nothing just like the Sun.

In this novel, Anthony Burgess conjectures the potential assembly in Rome in 1820 or 1821 of 2 perfect masters of the sonnet shape. One is John Keats, who's death in a home at the Spanish Steps. the opposite is Giuseppe Gioacchino Belli-an tremendous proficient poet little identified outdoor Rome, simply because he writes unsentimental, usually blasphemous poems within the tough dialect of the town streets. within the first a part of the ebook, Burgess units out a sensational literary hypothesis: If Belli had recognized Keats, could the latter have motivated him? If Keats had identified Belli, may perhaps Keats have followed anything of the Italian's earthy type into his personal verse? the second one half bargains a canny number of Belli's occasionally surprising poetry, translated into English with the entire chew and verbal aptitude of the originals via one "J. J. Wilson"-who, by way of a stroke of fine fortune, looks to have the singular presents of the novel's writer himself.

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