Martin Amis is the author of twelve previous novels, the memoir Experience, two collections of stories and six collections of non-fiction, most recently The Second Plane. He lives in New York.
Martin Amis is the author of twelve previous novels, the memoir Experience, two collections of stories and six collections of non-fiction, most recently The Second Plane. He lives in New York. See less
The following is a personality profile of Martin Amis based on his work.
Martin Amis is shrewd and somewhat inconsiderate.
He is laid-back, he appreciates a relaxed pace in life. He is intermittent as well: he has a hard time sticking with difficult tasks for a long period of time. But, Martin Amis is also unstructured: he does not make a lot of time for organization in his daily life.
More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for discovery.
Considers helping others to guide a large part of what he does: he thinks it is important to take care of the people around him. He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done.
This is a review of the audiobook format of Martin Amis's Time's Arrow. I enjoy listening to audiobooks while I'm involved in household tasks. However, I'm picky about my audiobooks for two reasons: ... Read More
What a bizarre little book this is. Among many things, it seems Amis' answer to Frankenstein. Without Victor Frankenstein, or perhaps with Victor Frankenstein, or with a pair of, or several, Victor ... Read More
If anyone was at doubt about Amis as a novelist of incredible talent, this book should quell their thoughts. Amis is a master of 'black humor' which I find thoroughtly entertaining. The story line, ... Read More
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