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Amis, Martin
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Richard Tull e Gwyn Barry sono amici. Hanno quarant’anni e, dopo gli studi insieme a Oxford, sono diventati entrambi scrittori. Gwyn è uno scrittore di successo. Richard un fallito. Eppure era partito meglio dell’amico, aveva pubblicato un libro apprezzato dai critici ed era considerato una promessa. Adesso campa di recensioni, costretto a sorbirsi monumentali biografie di poeti minori. Richard odia Gwyn, vive di invidia ...

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The Rachel Papers

Amis, Martin
The Rachel Papers
WITH A NEW INTRODUCTION BY CLAIRE LOWDONCharles Highway is every mother's worst nightmare. Precociously intelligent, mercilessly manipulative and highly sexed, Charles devotes the last of his teenage years to bedding girls and evading the half-arsed overtures of his distant parents. That is, until, he meets the aloof, wildly unattainable, Rachel.As Charles's twentieth birthday - and the Oxford entrance exams - loom, his plans for seducing Rach...

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Yellow Dog

Amis, Martin
Yellow Dog
Brilliant, painful, dazzling, and funny as hell, Yellow Dog is Martin Amis' highly anticipated first novel in seven years and a stunning return to the fictional form. When "dream husband" Xan Meo is vengefully assaulted in the garden of a London pub, he suffers head injury, and personality change. Like a spiritual convert, the familial paragon becomes an anti-husband, an anti-father. He submits to an alien moral system -- one among many to be ...

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Inside Story

Amis, Martin / Schönfeld, Eike
Inside Story
Auslöser für Martin Amis' bisher persönlichstes Werk war der Tod seines engsten Freundes Christopher Hitchens. Aus der tiefen und weitreichenden Freundschaft der beiden Schriftsteller entfaltet sich dieser autobiografische Roman. Christopher Hitchens war Martin Amis' Mitstreiter und Berater, seit ihren Anfängen in London bis hin zu den Jahren des Literatur- Klatsches, der romantischen Verwicklungen und beunruhigenden Obsessionen. Während Insid...

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Inside Story

Amis, Martin
Inside Story
The Mick Jagger of literature' Daily TelegraphLife...is shapeless, it does not point to and gather round anything, it does not cohere. Artistically, it's dead. Life's dead.So begins a love letter to life, a resuscitation of sorts, encountering vibrant characters from Saul Bellow, to Philip Larkin to Iris Murdoch and Elizabeth Jane Howard, and to the person who captivated Amis' twenties, the alluringly amoral Phoebe Phelps. Amis addresses our b...

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The Second Plane

Amis, Martin
The Second Plane
Martin Amis first wrote about September 11 a week later in a piece for The Guardian and he has kept returning to September 11, in essays and reviews, and in two remarkable short stories, 'IN THE PALACE OF THE END' and 'THE LAST DAYS OF MUHAMMAD ATTA'. All are collected here, together with an expanded account of his travels with Tony Blair in 2007 - to Belfast, to Washington, and to Baghdad and Basra.

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Inside Story

Amis, Martin
Inside Story
This extraordinary novel gives the reader the heart-to-heart testimony of one of our finest writers - a wonder of literary invention and a boisterous modern classicHis most intimate and epic work to date, Inside Story is the unseen portrait of Martin Amis' extraordinary life, as a man and a writer. This novel had its birth in a death - that of the author's closest friend, Christopher Hitchens. We also encounter the vibrant characters who have ...

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The Rub of Time: Bellow, Nabokov, Hitchens, Travolta, Tru...

Amis, Martin
The Rub of Time: Bellow, Nabokov, Hitchens, Travolta, Trump: Essays and Reportage, 1994-2017
As a journalist, critic, and novelist, Martin Amis has always turned his keen intellect and unrivaled prose loose on an astonishing range of topics-politics, sports, celebrity, America, and, of course, literature. Collected here is some of his best nonfiction work from over two decades. Amis writes about finally confronting the effects of aging on his athletic prowess. He revisits the worlds of Bellow and Nabokov, his "twin peaks, " masters wh...

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London Fields

Amis, Martin / Schönfeld, Eike
London Fields
Nicola Six kann in die Zukunft sehen und weiß daher, dass sie bald ermordet wird. Sie kennt den Zeitpunkt, sie kennt den Ort, sie kennt das Motiv, sie kennt die Umstände. Nur wer ihr Mörder ist, weiß sie nicht. Ein lustiger, genial-vielschichtiger Roman und ein Höhepunkt in dem beeindruckenden Werk von Martin Amis.

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