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The life of Kingsley Amis

Author: Zachary Leader
Publisher: London : Jonathan Cape, 2006
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Argues that Kingsley Amis was not only the finest comic novelist of his generation, but a dominant figure in post-war British writing, as novelist, poet, critic and polemicist. This biography gives a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Kingsley Amis
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Zachary Leader
ISBN: 9780224062275 0224062271
OCLC Number: 475482374
Description: xii, 996 s.
Responsibility: Zachary Leader

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