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One fat Englishman

Kingsley Amis

One fat Englishman

a novel

by Kingsley Amis

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Published by Summit Books, Distributed by Simon & Schuster in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementKingsley Amis.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6001.M6 O5 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination192 p. ;
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2054674M
ISBN 100671671197
LC Control Number88032721
OCLC/WorldCa18833493

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One Fat Englishman is certainly a much less comfortable read than Lucky Jim, but no longer seems as inferior to it as I once thought.” —David Lodge, The Guardian “[Protagonist] Roger Micheldene is a fat, slothful, lecherous and wrathful English publisher in the United States on.

Kingsley Amis, who has often claimed that his intention was to write funny books, has never succeeded in doing so as well as he did in Lucky Jim.

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A famous photograph of a sleeping Amis on a Yugoslav beach shows the slogan (written by wife Hilly) on his back "1 Fat Englishman – I fuck anything". In one of his memoirs, Amis wrote: "Now and then I become conscious of having the reputation of being one of the great drinkers, if not one of the great drunks, of our time".Children: Philip Amis, Martin Amis, Sally Amis.

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One Fat Englishman by Kingsley Amis starting at $ One Fat Englishman has 8 available editions to buy at Alibris. One Fat Englishman, published by Victor Gollancz in Now, once or twice during this run of posts I've suggested that there is more warmth, more, as Kingsley's son, Martin Amis, put it, "reckless generosity" in Amis p è re's novels than those who are only familiar with his reputation – i.e his endlessly regurgitated, perennially picked-over failings – rather than with his work.

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