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Kingsley Amis

a biography

by Eric Jacobs

  • 114 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Amis, Kingsley.,
    • Authors, English -- 20th century -- Biography.,
    • Journalists -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
    • Critics -- Great Britain -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementEric Jacobs.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6001.M6 Z74 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 392 p. :
      Number of Pages392
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL345468M
      ISBN 100312186029
      LC Control Number98004485

      Learn more about Kingsley Amis. Browse Kingsley Amis’s best-selling audiobooks and newest titles. Discover more authors you’ll love listening to on Audible. Sir Kingsley William Amis (16 April – 22 October ) was an English novelist, poet, critic, and wrote more than twenty novels, three collections of poetry, short stories, radio and television scripts, and books of social and literary was the father of the British novelist Martin Amis.

        Next to those seven sentences, Leader’s “Life of Kingsley Amis” stands as a thousand-page Q.E.D., a dogged chronicle of good times and bad as measured in sex, drink, tobacco and mischief (as. About The Alteration. In Kingsley Amis’s virtuoso foray into virtual history it is but the modern world is a medieval relic, frozen in intellectual and spiritual time ever since Martin Luther was promoted to pope back in the sixteenth century.

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Order of Kingsley Amis Books Kingsley Amis was a prolific author, poet, and critic who was considered to be one of the finest comic novelist of the twentieth century.

The Times listed him ninth in their last of the 50 Greatest British Writers since Amis went to the City of London School as well as St. John’s college, Oxford. Looking for books by Kingsley Amis. See all books authored by Kingsley Amis, including Lucky Jim, and The Old Devils, and more on The debut book written by author Kingsley Amis is entitled ‘Lucky Jim’.

It was released by the Victor Gollancz publication in UK and Kingsley Amis book publication in US in the year Dust jacket notes: "Kingsley Amis is one of Britain's foremost twentieth-century novelists and even before The Old Devils won the Booker Prize for Fiction readers and critics alike were aware that he had in recent years struck a particularly ri.

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Kingsley Amis, novelist, poet, critic, and teacher who created in his first novel, Lucky Jim, a comic figure that became a household word in Great Britain in the s.

His son Martin also became a well-known novelist. Learn more about Amis’s life and career in this article. The omens were good when Kingsley Amis published Colonel Sun, the first James Bond novel not written by Ian Fleming, 50 years ago today.

The Lucky Jim author was already moonlighting in genre Author: John Dugdale. Take a Girl Like You by Kingsley Amis and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Kingsley Amis (–) was a popular and prolific British novelist, poet, and critic, widely regarded as one of the greatest satirical writers of the twentieth century.

Lucky Jim, his first novel, appeared in to great acclaim and won a Somerset Maugham Award.4/4(44). Free download or read online Lucky Jim pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Kingsley Amis.

The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this fiction, classics story are Jim Dixon.

The book has been awarded /5. Books Advanced Search Amazon Charts Best Sellers & more Top New Releases Deals in Books School Books Textbooks Books Outlet Children's Books Calendars & Diaries of results for Books: "kingsley amis". Happy birthday to Kingsley Amis, who was born on this day in In his Art of Fiction interview, Amis says.

I think it’s very important to read widely and in a wide spectrum of merit and ambition on the part of the writer. Kingsley Amis's () works take a humorous yet highly critical look at British society, especially in the period following the end of World War II.

Born in London, Amis explored his disillusionment in novels such as That Uncertain Feeling (). The King's English is Kingsley Amis's authoritative and witty guide to the use and abuse of the English language. A scourge of illiteracy and a thorn in the side of pretension, Amis provides indispensable advice about the linguistic blunders and barbarities that lie in wait for us, from danglers, four-letter words to jargon and even Welsh rarebit.

by Kingsley Amis ‧ RELEASE DATE: Sept. 1, Amis's "autobiography"—or, more accurately—portraits of his acquaintances after a few opening chapters on his family, school days, and life at Oxford. by Kingsley Amis ‧ RELEASE DATE: March 1, In this bilious and booze-sodden narrative (winner of the Booker Prize), Amis once again transforms insult, ridicule, and reaction into high comic art, much of it at the expense of his own kind for a change.

Kingsley Amis's The Green Man was a rare and honourable exception, and Amis followed the classic pattern of earlier writers, letting the story progress carefully from a recognisable normality, through unease, to the rapid unfolding of horror that marks out the most successful and scarifying of all horror story writers.”/5(5).

In That Uncertain Feeling (), one of Kingsley Amis's lesser novels, the narrator, John Lewis, is watching some young women play tennis, and decides to. Here is the beloved, bestselling compendium of Kingsley Amis's wisdom on the cherished subject of drinking.

Along with a series of well-tested recipes (including a cocktail called the Lucky Jim) the book includes Amis's musings on The Hangover, The Boozing Man's Diet, The Mean Sod's Guide, and (presumably as a matter of speculation) How Not to Get Drunk-all Cited by: 2.Kingsley Amis.

Kingsley Amis's () works take a humorous yet highly critical look at British society, especially in the period following the end of World War II. Born in London, Amis explored his disillusionment in novels such as That Uncertain Feeling ().Kingsley Amis was born in south London in and was educated at the City of London School and St John’s College, Oxford.

At one time he was a university lecturer, a keen reader of science fiction and a jazz enthusiast. After the publication of Lucky Jim inwhich has become a modern classic, Kingsley Amis wrote over twenty novels, including The Alteration .