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Martin Amis acquired a first-class degree in English from Oxford University. His first novel Rachel Papers won the Somerset Maugham Award in 1973. He is the son of Kingsley Amis who also shared a penchant for characterisation and intellectual wit. Afterwards he worked on the Times Literary Supplement and the New Statesman.

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The Rachel Papers

Success

Yellow Dog

The Rachel Papers

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Charles Highway, a precociously intelligent and highly sexed teenager is determined to sleep with an older woman before he turns twenty. Rachel fits the bill perfectly and Charles plans his seduction meticulously, sets the scene with infinite care - but it doesn`t come off quite as he expects.

Book Condition:
Slight wear to covers otherwise Good Copy
Vintage Paperback 2003 Reprint
Book Weight: 170g

Book Type:

Fiction
ISBN 0099455420

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Success

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Book Review:

Gregory Riding`s life is a series of tittilating conquests. Sister, employers, acquaintances are but co stars among a cast of thousands to have passed through his busy bed. His foster brother has to make do with his leavinngs as he pursues his existence of squalid mediocrity, no match for the dazzling exploits of the narcissistic fop upstairs. But roles are reversed when Success swivels her capricious head.

Book Condition:
Slight wear to covers otherwise Good Copy
Penguin Paperback 1988 Reprint
Book Weight: 138g

Book Type:
Fiction, Literature
ISBN 0140069992

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Yellow Dog

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Book Review:

Martin Amis Yellow Dog Xan Meo is attacked in a pub garden and suffers head injuries. Afterwards his personality changes so much so that he seems lke an anti-Xan. All his values are distorted.

Book Condition:
Very Good in Good Dw
Jonathan Cape Hardback 2003 1st Edition
Book Weight: 690g

Book Type:
Fiction, Literature
ISBN 0140069992

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