You've Had Your Time: Being the Second Part of the Confessions of Anthony Burgess

Archive Unit

Scope and Content

This series contains a draft of parts one and two of the autobiography.

Administrative / Biographical History

You've Had Your Time is the second volume of Burgess's autobiography and was completed in 1988 and published in 1990. Preceded by Little Wilson and Big God, it covers a period of 30 years, from Burgess's return to England from Malaysia in 1959 through his time in Malta and Rome, and culminating in his move to Monaco.