Kingsley Amis

Kingsley Amis
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Sir Kingsley William Amis, CBE
An English novelist, poet, critic, and teacher. He wrote more than 20 novels, six volumes of poetry, a memoir, various short stories, radio and television scripts, along with works of social and literary criticism. According to his biographer, Zachary Leader, Amis was "the finest English comic novelist of the second half of the twentieth century." He is the father of British novelist Martin Amis. In 2008, The Times ranked Kingsley Amis thirteenth on their list of the 50 greatest British writers since 1945.

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Hitch 22: A Memoir

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Experience: A Memoir

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3.96 avg rating — 2,407 ratings — published 2000
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No One Left to Lie to: The ...

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3.86 avg rating — 2,054 ratings — published 1999
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Love, Poverty, and War: Jou...

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4.11 avg rating — 1,656 ratings — published 2004
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The War against Cliché: Ess...

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4.09 avg rating — 1,366 ratings — published 2001
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How to Build a Time Machine

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3.82 avg rating — 1,079 ratings — published 2001
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The Second Plane: 14 Respon...

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3.47 avg rating — 682 ratings — published 2008
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Unacknowledged Legislation:...

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4.01 avg rating — 241 ratings — published 2000
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Christopher Hitchens and Hi...

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4.01 avg rating — 155 ratings — published 2008
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A Short History of English ...

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3.66 avg rating — 101 ratings — published 1940
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