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Lionel Asbo by Martin Amis

I was sitting waiting for someone in the library and found myself staring at the cover of this book. It looked like it should be entertaining, so I borrowed it.  I had never read a book by Martin Amis before, but the book Lucky Jim, by his father Kingsley Amis is reviewed on this site …

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Lucky Jim by Kingsley Amis

Lucky Jim is a novel by Kingsley Amis, and was published in 1954. It was Amis’ first novel, and won the Somerset Maugham Award for fiction.  His full title was Sir Kingsley William Amis, CBE  and he was a noted English novelist, poet, critic, and teacher who wrote more than twenty novels, three collections of poetry, short stories, …

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