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ISBN: 057503484X / ISBN-13: 9780575034846

Lucky Jim

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Kingsley Amis' witty campus novel, "Lucky Jim" is a comedy that skewers the hypocrisies and vanities of 1950s academic life. This "Penguin Modern ... Show synopsis

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  • Lucky Jim (Weidenfeld & Nicolson) – Hardcover (1990)
    by Kingsley Amis

    Lucky Jim
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    Hardcover, Weidenfeld & Nicolson
    1990
    New edition.
    256 pages

    ISBN: 057503484X
    ISBN-13: 9780575034846

    Reissue of a novel first published in 1954. It tells the story of Jim Dixon - lower middle-class anti-hero - charting his social gaffes, cultural philistinism, inept relationships and crawling to superiors. The author's other books include "The Old Devils", which won the 1986 Booker Prize.

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Overall customer rating: 5.000
Icewoman

A Humorous Read!

by Icewoman on Jul 13, 2007

Lucky Jim is the story of James Dixon as he struggles to overcome his vices and find his voice. Unexpected turns and humorous twists bring the reader into the story of this born loser, struggling within the education system. This book is highly recommended for its entertaining commentary on the generational gap in colleges and universities, which is perhaps as applicable today as it was at the book's post-WWII release.

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