The Quest For Corvo

Author: Alphonse James Albert Symons
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The author of the brilliant novel Hadrian the Seventh, Corvo was by turns a gifted painter, teacher, student of the priesthood, historian, and inventor of a process of "deep sea photography." He also had a veritable genius for making enemies and lived out his last years as a penniless exile.
The Quest for Corvo
Language: en
Pages: 293
Authors: Alphonse James Albert Symons
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher:

The author of the brilliant novel Hadrian the Seventh, Corvo was by turns a gifted painter, teacher, student of the priesthood, historian, and inventor of a process of "deep sea photography." He also had a veritable genius for making enemies and lived out his last years as a penniless exile.
The Quest for Corvo
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: A. J. A. Symons
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-02-22 - Publisher: Penguin Classics

One summer afternoon A.J.A. Symons is handed a peculiar novel called Hadrian the Seventhand, captivated by this forgotten masterpiece, determines to learn everything he can about its mysterious author. Symons proceeds as a detective might, investigating leads, collecting evidence and corresponding with witnesses. The object of his search is Frederick
The Quest for Corvo
Language: en
Pages: 314
Authors: Alphonse James Albert Symons
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 1955 - Publisher:

One day in 1925 a friend asked A.J.A. Symons if he had read Fr. Rolfe's "Hadrian the Seventh." He hadn't, but soon did, and found himself entranced by the novel -- "a masterpiece"--And no less fascinated by the mysterious person of its all-but-forgotten creator. "The Quest for Corvo" is a
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