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The War Against Cliche: Essays and Reviews 1971-2000

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Like John Updike, Martin Amis is the pre-eminent novelist-critic of his generation. The War Against Cliche is a selection of his reviews and essays ... Show synopsis

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    by Martin Amis

    The War Against Cliche: Essays and Reviews 1971-2000

    Trade paperback, Vintage Books
    2002
    English
    528 pages

    ISBN: 0375727167
    ISBN-13: 9780375727160

    Is there anything that Martin Amis can't write about? In this virtuosic, career-spanning collection he takes on James Joyce and Elvis Presley, Nabokov and English football, Jane Austen and Penthouse Forum, William Burroughs and Hillary Clinton. But above all, Amis is concerned with literature, and with the deadly cliches-not only of the pen, but of the mind and the heart. In The War Against Cliche, Amis serves up fresh assessments of the classics and plucks neglected masterpieces off their dusty shelves. He tilts with ... Show more

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