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[Martin Amis]

[Martin Amis]

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Published by London Weekend in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Amis, Martin, -- 1949-

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[presented by Melvyn Bragg].
    SeriesThe South Bank show
    ContributionsBragg, Melvyn, 1939-
    The Physical Object
    FormatVideorecording
    Pagination1 videocassette (60min.)
    Number of Pages60
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14345980M

      Instead, Amis’ largely admiring literary pieces at the heart of this book—appreciations of Saul Bellow, Vladimir Nabokov, John Updike, and J.G. Ballard, among others—do what criticism ought.   A Best Book of the Year: Time, NPR, The Village Voice, The Miami Herald, Financial Times, Minneapolis Star Tribune, BookRiot “Powerful and electric A book that may stand for years as the triumph of his career.” —NPR “This is a novel that will endureBrand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

      Amis this time writes about Tod Friendly, a.k.a John Young, a.k.a Odilo Unverdorben—a doctor with a chilling past no one knows about: he was a medical experimenter under Mengele at Auschwitz. No one knows—that is, except his soul, his conscience, which narrates this book: backwards. MARTIN AMIS is the author of fourteen previous novels, the memoir Experience, two collections of stories, and seven nonfiction books. He lives in Brooklyn. Product Details.

      Martin Amis sails through this book on the crest of a valiant wave of anger almost angelic in its intensity. It saturates the entire work as he spits out the now-familiar facts, made fresh through his horror--the countries decimated, the tortured confessions multiplied into the millions, the planned starvation, the conversion of a once-viable nation into a giant slaughterhouse.5/5(5). Home; The Gamblers; Buy The Book; Other Work; About; Home; The Gamblers; Buy The Book; Other Work; About.


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Martin Louis Amis (born 25 August ) is a British novelist. His best-known novels are Money () and London Fields (). He has received the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for his memoir Experience and has been listed for the Booker Prize twice to date (shortlisted in for Time's Arrow and longlisted in for Yellow Dog).

With less documentary substantiality, Martin Amis’s novels, angled somewhere between scabrous relish and satiric disgust, offer prose that has the lurid energy of a strobe light playing over vistas of urban sleaze, greed, and debasement. Money () is the most effectively focused of his books.

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Amis is. A number of Amis-related books were also published, including my edited collection Martin Amis: Postmodernism and Beyond; Amis's new book House of Meetings; and Zachary Leader's The Life of Kingsley Amis.

Excerpts from all three can be found on the Scholarship and Biography pages. Amis, who seems to be turning himself into a British Thomas Berger, continues his twisty tour of formulaic genres (The Information,etc.) with his most deadpan pastiche yet: the police investigation of an impossible suicide.

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