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Mr. Barrett's secret and other stories

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Kinglsey Amis was knighted in 1990, but in one respect he's also the king -- of the art of good storytelling. It's an art that has become rare in contemporary writing.

In this volume of short stories, Amis also uses variety to entertain us. We discover why Mr. Barrett worries about his daughter's association with the poet Browning, and we share a bizarre incident with a tim

Hardcover, 185 pages
Published February 27th 1994 by Hutchinson (first published 1991)
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Sir Kingsley William Amis, CBE, was an English novelist, poet, critic, and teacher. He wrote more than twenty novels, three collections of poetry, short stories, radio and television scripts, and books of social and literary criticism. He fathered the English novelist Martin Amis.

Kingsley Amis was born in Clapham, Wandsworth, Couty of London (now South London), England, the son of William Robert A
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