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Author: Kingsley Amis; Rachel Cusk
Publisher: London : Penguin Classics, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of short stories of Kingsley Amis - the great master of post-war comic prose - that encompasses five decades of storytelling. It includes "The 2003 Claret", "Boris and the Colonel" and  Read more...

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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kingsley Amis; Rachel Cusk
ISBN: 9780141194196 0141194197
OCLC Number: 711052925
Description: xiv, 514 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: My enemy's enemy --
Court of inquiry --
I spy strangers --
Moral fibre --
All the blood within me --
Dear illusion --
Something strange --
The 2003 claret --
The friends of plonk --
Too much trouble --
Investing in futures --
Hemingway in space --
Who or what was it? --
The Darkwater Hall mystery --
The house on the headland --
To see the sun --
Affairs of death --
Mason's life --
Mr Barrett's secret --
Boris and the colonel --
A twitch on the thread --
Toil and trouble --
Captain Nolan's chance --
1941/A.
Responsibility: Kingsley Amis ; with a foreword by Rachel Cusk.

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A key figure in postwar British culture, whose importance and influence cannot be measured ... distinctive and original -- David Lodge 'Among the English comic masters of the twentieth century' Read more...

 
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