On Going to Bed

Anthony Burgess

Children must be coerced into it, enthusastists leap into it, many of us have to be dragged out of it. Bed. … an irresistible combination of pictures and prose, tells us much of what goes on in bed – a subject that tickles nearly everyone’s curiosity. Most of us were conceived in bed, spent the first months of childhood in bed, sleep one-third of our lives away in bed, and will probably end our days in bed, for, as the author says, ‘few people die in chairs unless they are electric.’ Anthony Burgess, author of the best-selling ‘A Clockwork Orange’ and ‘Earthly Powers’l, here turns his investigatory talents to the fact and fancy, the history and psychology of beds and mankind…

status Copy #1 (6059): in
genre Literature and Fiction » General Literature
publisher Abbeville Press
publish date 1982
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