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Kingsley Amis

Kingsley Amis (1922-1995) was a popular and prolific British novelist, poet, satirist, and critic. LUCKY JIM, his first novel, appeared in 1954 to great acclaim and won a Somerset Maugham Award. Ultimately he published twenty-four novels, including science fiction and a James Bond sequel; more than a dozen collections of poetry, short stories, and literary criticism; restaurant reviews and three books about drinking; political pamphlets and a memoir; and more. Amis received the Booker Prize...See more