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On a Balcony is devoted to the 14th century and the Pharaoh Ikhnaton, his sister wife Nefertiti, the sculptor Tutmose, and the rivalry his religion of Aton brought to Egypt and its then current cult of Amon.
Aka Bud CliftonDavid Derek Stacton 1925 1968 was a U.S novelist, historian and poet He was born on 25 April 1925 in Minden, Nevada Stacton attended Stanford University from 1941 43, and graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in 1951 He served in the Civilian Public Service as a conscientious objector then lived in Europe from 1950 1954, 1960 1962, and 1964 1965 Stacton wrote under the pseudonyms Carse Boyd, Bud Clifton, David Dereksen and David West Most of his books were originally published in England He died of a stroke 19 January 1968 in Fredensborg, Denmark.Stacton s novels are often low in dialogue, and his better novels are instead full of his witty scornful comments on his characters and life At his best Stacton had an epigrammatic style and enjoyed a sophisticated irony, although antipathetic critics took him to task for pretentious vocabulary, a tendency to florid paradoxes, and anachronistic allusions i.e describing a 14th century Zen garden using phrases from Marianne Moore and Peter Pan In 1963, Time magazine praised his work as masses of epigrams marinated in a stinging mixture of metaphysics and blood and suggested that something similar might have been the result if the Duc de la Rochefoucauld had written novels with plots suggested by Jack London His other literary influences include Walter Pater, for his choice of characters with frustrated artistic and emotional longings, and Lytton Strachey for his witty attention to history Several of Stacton s novels feature homosexual characters prominently Fans of David Stacton include John Crowley, Thomas M Disch, and Peter Beagle.
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