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Questions related to the 1980 novel Earthly Powers by the English author Anthony Burgess. Use this tag with the [anthony-burgess] tag.

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Was “Earthly Powers” actually based on Burgess' private, and secret life?

The gay-oriented book Earthly Powers (1980) was narrated by an 81-year-old successful, homosexual writer, Kenneth Toomey, a figure loosely based on W. Somerset Maugham. However, it seems that ...