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Brains and hard work are of very little avail, Jenkins, unless you know the right people.

Anthony Powell

Brains and hard work are of very little avail, Jenkins, unless you know the right people.

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About Anthony Powell

Anthony Dymoke Powell ( POH-əl; 21 December 1905 – 28 March 2000) was an English novelist best known for his 12-volume work A Dance to the Music of Time, published between 1951 and 1975. It is on the list of longest novels in English.
Powell's major work has remained in print continuously and has been the subject of television and radio dramatisations. In 2008, The Times newspaper named Powell among their list of "the 50 greatest British writers since 1945".