Dance to the Music of Time
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UNABRIDGED
(4.3 based on 278 ratings)
  • 1
    A Dance to the Music of Time: First Movement | Anthony Powell

    A Dance to the Music of Time: First Movement

    • UNABRIDGED (21 hrs and 3 mins)
    • By Anthony Powell
    • Narrated By Simon Vance
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    Anthony Powell's universally acclaimed epic encompasses a four-volume panorama of twentieth century London. Hailed by Time as "brilliant literary comedy as well as a brilliant sketch of the times," A Dance to the Music of Time opens just after World War I. Amid the fever of the 1920s and the first chill of the 1930s, Nick Jenkins and his friends confront sex, society, business, and art.

    The best way to enjoy this true classic

    The written version of this book is rightly regarded as an English classic, but its size (4 volumes)can be off-putting but this unabridged audio versi..Show More »

    Reviewed on 19 November 2010 by Peter (Gt Yarmouth, United Kingdom)
  • 2
    A Dance to the Music of Time: Second Movement | Anthony Powell

    A Dance to the Music of Time: Second Movement

    • UNABRIDGED (20 hrs and 31 mins)
    • By Anthony Powell
    • Narrated By Simon Vance
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    (29)
    Story
    (29)

    Anthony Powell's universally acclaimed epic encompasses a four-volume panorama of twentieth century London. Hailed by Time as "brilliant literary comedy as well as a brilliant sketch of the times," A Dance to the Music of Time opens just after World War I. Amid the fever of the 1920s and the first chill of the 1930s, Nick Jenkins and his friends confront sex, society, business, and art.

    The narrative moves on

    To enjoy this next instalment of this loosely autobiographical novel (the narrator Nicholas Jenkins is reputed to be Powell) I think one needs to have..Show More »

    Reviewed on 20 July 2013 by Kirstine (Bonnyrigg, United Kingdom)
  • 3
    A Dance to the Music of Time: Third Movement | Anthony Powell

    A Dance to the Music of Time: Third Movement

    • UNABRIDGED (19 hrs and 47 mins)
    • By Anthony Powell
    • Narrated By Simon Vance
    Overall
    (51)
    Performance
    (25)
    Story
    (25)

    Anthony Powell's universally acclaimed epic encompasses a four-volume panorama of twentieth century London. Hailed by Time as "brilliant literary comedy as well as a brilliant sketch of the times," A Dance to the Music of Time opens just after World War I. Amid the fever of the 1920s and the first chill of the 1930s, Nick Jenkins and his friends confront sex, society, business, and art.

    The dance enters the war

    I have stayed the course of all three Movements of this recording of the12 books that comprise A Dance to the Music of Time. After over 60 hours of l..Show More »

    Reviewed on 27 July 2013 by Kirstine (Bonnyrigg, United Kingdom)
  • 4
    A Dance to the Music of Time: Fourth Movement | Anthony Powell

    A Dance to the Music of Time: Fourth Movement

    • UNABRIDGED (23 hrs and 12 mins)
    • By Anthony Powell
    • Narrated By Simon Vance
    Overall
    (48)
    Performance
    (24)
    Story
    (24)

    Anthony Powell's universally acclaimed epic encompasses a four-volume panorama of twentieth century London. Hailed by Time as "brilliant literary comedy as well as a brilliant sketch of the times," A Dance to the Music of Time opens just after World War I. Amid the fever of the 1920s and the first chill of the 1930s, Nick Jenkins and his friends confront sex, society, business, and art.

    A privilege to have read it

    I have not read the print version.

    Reviewed on 06 April 2015 by Demirep (LONDON, England)