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Modern Classics Lucky Jim

Modern Classics Lucky Jim

by Kingsley Amis

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|May 30, 2000

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'A brilliantly and preposterously funny book' Guardian 'A flawless comic novel ... I loved it then, as I do now. It has always made me laugh out loud' Helen Dunmore, The Times Jim Dixon has accidentally fallen into a job at one of Britain's new red brick…
Colonel Sun: A James Bond Novel

Colonel Sun: A James Bond Novel

by Kingsley Amis

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|December 15, 2015

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First published in 1968, four years after Ian Fleming’s death, this was the first Bond ‘continuation’ novel, penned by one of Britain’s finest novelists, Kingsley Amis. ‘A man in my line of business shouldn’t work to a…
Everyday Drinking: The Distilled Kingsley Amis
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Lucky Jim

Lucky Jim

by Kingsley Amis

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|April 21, 2016

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Chargé de cours dans une université de seconde zone, Jim Dixon accumule les déboires professionnels et sentimentaux. Entre Welch, son supérieur soporifique et vaseux qu'il est obligé de supporter sans broncher et une collègue dépressive et collante, Jim est sur…
Collected Poems: 1944-1979

Collected Poems: 1944-1979

by Kingsley Amis

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|June 21, 2016

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Kingsley Amis’s poetry tackles all the grimly humorous subjects he tackled in his novels—lust, lost love, booze, money and the lack of it, old age, death—and does so with immense formal poise. A master of both traditional and unconventional…
Dear Illusion: Collected Stories

Dear Illusion: Collected Stories

by Kingsley Amis

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|August 4, 2015

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With Lucky Jim Kingsley Amis established himself as the bad boy of twentieth-century British letters. Later he became famous as another kind of bad boy, an inveterate boozer, a red-faced scourge of political correctness. He was consistent throughout in being a…
Ending Up

Ending Up

by Kingsley Amis

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|April 28, 2015

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Ending Up is a grimly hilarious dance of death, full of bickering, bitching, backstabbing, drinking (of course), and idiocy of all sorts. It is a book about dying people and about a dying England, clinging to its memories of greatness as it succumbs to terminal…
Girl, 20

Girl, 20

by Kingsley Amis

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|September 17, 2013

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Kingsley Amis, along with being the funniest English writer of his generation was a great chronicler of the fads and absurdities of his age, and Girl, 20 is a delightfully incisive dissection of the flower-power phase of the 1960s. Amis’s antihero, Sir Roy…
Take A Girl Like You

Take A Girl Like You

by Kingsley Amis

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|April 28, 2015

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Take a Girl Like You may well be Kingsley Amis’s most ambitious reckoning with the serious subject at the heart of his work: the sheer squalor—emotional, material, sexual, you name it—of modern life. It also introduces one of the rare…
The Odd Couple: The Curious Friendship between Kingsley Amis and Philip Larkin
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A wonderful, fascinating account of two stars of the post-war literary generation, and their mutual influence."- Good Book Guide Kingsley Amis and Philip Larkin were close from the moment they met as undergraduates at Oxford. They were, however, very different…
One Fat Englishman

One Fat Englishman

by Kingsley Amis

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|September 17, 2013

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The hero of One Fat Englishman , a literary publisher and lapsed Catholic escaped from the pages of Graham Greene to the campus of Budweiser College in provincial Pennsylvania, is philandering, drunken, bigoted, and very very fat, not to mention in a state of…
Kingsley Amis: Antimodels and the Audience
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While it has become commonplace to discount British novelist Kingsley Amis as a "naïve realist," a mere comedic novelist, even a misogynist and failed moralist, Andrew James argues that Amis was seriously concerned with the role of the artist in society and…
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