Enderby Outside

Enderby Outside Review

After a failed suicide attempt at the very end of Inside Mr. Enderby, the second novel opens with the protagonist under psychiatric care and working as a bartender at a large London hotel. Under the name of 'Hogg' (his stepmother's maiden name, we le...

Title:Enderby Outside
Edition Language:English

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  • Stewart

    Undoubtedly Burgess is a brilliant writer. Enderby is AB's answer to Nabokov's Pnin. Tragicomic adventures of a socially inept, gastro-intestinally challenged poet. I see this series as an outlet for ...

  • Neale

    ‘Enderby Outside’ is a bit like one of those films adapted from popular television comedies, where the characters are lifted out of their usual sitcom world and sent on a foreign holiday – much ...

  • Shervin Ghiami

    8.6Inside Mr. Enderby was a strong book because it was well written, and it was intellectually written, using clever wordplay and advanced synonyms to describe simple objects in a clear, but refined w...

  • David Guy

    I decided to reread the Enderby novels when I recently read a biography of Burgess and the author referred to them as veiled, wildly exaggerated autobiography. I'd never thought of the books that way,...

  • Julie

    This is the second book of Enderby, which I would like to note came in one volume from the library. I didn't see the point of this any more than I saw the point of the first one. It's about growing up...

  • Gregory Frye

    Interesting second book of the Enderby tetrology. Here Burgess experiments with the language more, and there are a number of passage I'll need to re-read later to really understand and enjoy. Fun plot...

  • Austin Sheehan

    A fantastic follow up to Inside Mr Enderby. Burgess' character has more adventures and awkwardness, travels overseas, and meets some thoroughly interesting characters. I would have to say more enterta...

  • Paul

    Slightly confusing at the beginning, this novel picks up as the action moves to North Africa. Some lovely description, and experimental use of language are the high points. Not as funny as the first b...

  • Steven Klotz

    enderby by anthony burgess...

  • Akeshia Singleton

    i never realized this was a series. need to go back and read all four....