Definition of Cyril Connolly from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Cyril Connolly

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(1903-74) an English author and literary critic (= person who gives opinions about works of literature). His best-known book is The Rock Pool (1935), a novel about artists living in the south of France. He started a literary magazine called Horizon, through which his ideas influenced many writers between 1930 and 1950.
There is no more sombre enemy of good art than the pram in the hall.
Cyril Connnolly