Enemies of Promise by Cyril Connolly

"Enemies of Promise" is a semi-autobiographical work that explores the challenges and obstacles that can hinder a writer's career and personal growth. The author divides these hindrances into two categories: the 'pram in the hallway', symbolising domesticity and family life, and the 'bore of the contemporary', representing the pressure to stay relevant and up-to-date. Through a blend of personal anecdotes, literary criticism, and social commentary, the book provides an insightful examination of the struggles faced by writers in their quest for literary success.

The 3227th greatest book of all time


Published
1938
Nationality
British
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
Unknown
Words
Unknown
Original Language
English

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