The following is a personality profile of Cyril Connolly based on his work.
Cyril Connolly is shrewd and somewhat inconsiderate.
He is laid-back, he appreciates a relaxed pace in life. He is compromising as well: he is comfortable using every trick in the book to get what he wants. But, Cyril Connolly is also cautious of others: he is wary of other people's intentions and does not trust easily.
More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for discovery.
Considers helping others to guide a large part of what he does: he thinks it is important to take care of the people around him. He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done.
Cyril Connelly's Enemies of Promise, first published in 1948, is an interesting glimpse of a learned literary comment on English and some American fiction of the early half of the 20th century. For a ... Read More
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