Travel & Geography / Adventure Exploration & Travel / Memoirs by Amis, Kingsley Amis, Kingsley Synopsis: An autobiography which describes the authors family in South London, his school days, Oxford, his joining the Army midway through the war and later leaving the academic world to work as a full-time writer. It includes portraits ranging from Philip Larkin to Yevtusheuko 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 Johns 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 in 1954, which has become a modern classic, Kingsley Amis wrote over twenty novels, including The Alteration (1976), winner of the John W. Campbell Memorial Award, The Old Devils (1986), winner of the Booker Prize, and The Biographers Moustache (1995), which was to be his last book. He published a variety of other work, including a survey of science fiction entitled New Maps of Hell (1960); Rudyard Kipling and His World (1975); The Golden Age of Science Fiction (1981); Collected Poems (1979); and his Memoirs (1991). He wrote ephemerally 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 1995.:  --This text refers to the Paperback edition.Comments: pristine condition. Format: Hardcover. Pages: 320. used books
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 .Memoirs.
  • Book Title: Memoirs
  • Author: Amis, Kingsley
  • ISBN: 91745330
  • Publisher: Hutchinson
  • Year Published: March 7, 1991
  • Status: Sold - We are currently out of stock for this title

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