17 July 2014

2014 Anthony Powell Lecture

We are pleased to announce the

2014 Anthony Powell Lecture

In collaboration with The Wallace Collection

The Curious Case of Casanova’s Chinese Restaurant:
Constant Lambert and his Friendship with Anthony Powell

to be given by Stephen Lloyd

at The Wallace Collection, Manchester Square, London W1

on Friday 21 November 2014, 1830 hrs

Tickets £14 (which includes a glass of wine following the lecture)

Tickets may be purchased via the Society’s online shop or by emailing secretary@anthonypowell.org.

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Why does an author, nearly half way through a sequence of related novels, suddenly disrupt the chronology and introduce a new character? Stephen Lloyd, the author of a new study of Constant Lambert (Constant Lambert: Beyond The Rio Grande, Boydell Press 2014), looks at Lambert’s life and suggests that, of all the characters in A Dance to the Music of Time, Hugh Moreland (Lambert’s fictional counterpart) held a very special significance for Anthony Powell and that Casanova’s Chinese Restaurant is rather more than just another novel in the sequence.
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The Wallace’s restaurant will be open following the lecture for those wishing to dine. Table booking on 020 7563 9505.

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