One Fat Englishman - Kingsley Amis Reviews
Description:ISBN 014119426X / Paperback: 176 pages / Publisher: Penguin Classics / Published: 2 Jun 2011
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by - written on 17/04/13, updated on 17/04/13 (Very useful, 51 readings)
Penguin, 1963 Author: Kingsley Amis - (1922 - 95) The thought that the late great Kingsley Amis may not have written books is alarming to say the least - if it hadn't been for a last-chance-saloon offer for a lectureship at Swansea in 1949 - the fifth best English writer of all time could easily had absconded to the slate mines. A timely event, for a 'Lucky Jim' (written in 1954 by Amis) although, when 1963 arrived Amis wrote; 'One Fat Englishman'- Amis, was in his early forties was comparable to the Waughs of the literature world. Satire, laced into anti-social establishment materials; notably risqué for the early sixties - You can see where his son ... Read the complete review
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