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Memoirs

Amis, Kingsley

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ISBN 10: 0671749099 / ISBN 13: 9780671749095
Published by Summit Books, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1991
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Title: Memoirs

Publisher: Summit Books, New York, New York, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First American Edition.

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The renowned British author describes his youth, education at Oxford, career in the academic world, his decision to become a full-time writer, and encounters with such notables as Anthony Burgess, Dylan Thomas, Robert Graves, and Margaret Thatcher

About the Author:

Kingsley Amis was born in south London in 1922 and was educated at the City of London School and St John's College, Oxford. After the publication of Lucky Jim in 1954, Kingsley Amis wrote over twenty novels, including The Alteration, winner of the John W. Campbell Memorial Award, The Old Devils, winner of the Booker Prize in 1986, and The Biographer's Moustache, which was to be his last book. He also wrote on politics, education, language, films, television, restaurants and drink. Kingsley Amis was awarded the CBE in 1981 and received a knighthood in 1990. He died in October 1995.

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