Original works by other authors sent to Burgess for review or comment

Scope and Content

In addition to the formal reviews Burgess wrote for various newspapers and magazines, he was also sent a wide variety of works (including poems, film treatments, short stories and novels) on an informal basis by friends, associates, publishers and fans who were seeking his advice and support. This collection includes works by Ronald Bottrall, Kingsley Amis, Franco Scaldati and B. S. Johnson.