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    Literary

    Oct-2014

    Once upon a time there was a king, and the king commissioned his favorite wizard to create a magic mirror. This mirror didn’t show you your reflection. It showed you your soul -- it showed you who you really were. The wizard couldn’t look at i...

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    Literary

    Aug-2012

    An exuberant, acidic satire of modern society and celebrity culture--by a renowned author at the height of his powers. Young Desmond Pepperdine desires nothing more than books to read and a girl to love. Unfortunately for him, he's the ward of his...

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    Literary

    Sep-2008

    A riotous, bitingly funny, and supremely clever novel from one of our most distinctive voices in the English language.  The year is 1970, and Keith Nearing, a twenty-year-old literature student, is spending his summer vacation in a castle on a mount...

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    General Fiction

    Jan-2007

    A haunting new novel that ratifies Martin Amis’s standing as “a force unto himself,” as the Washington Post has attested: “There is simply no one else like him.”In the slave labour camps of the Soviet Union, conjugal visits were a common oc...

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    General Fiction

    Feb-2006

    A collection of essays on America by the author of London Fields, Money and Yellow Dog.At the age of ten, when Martin Amis spent a year in Princeton, New Jersey, he was excited and frightened by America. As an adult he has approached that confusing c...

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    Literary

    Jan-2004

    Vintage Readers are a perfect introduction to some of the great modern writers presented in attractive, accessible paperback editions.“Amis throws off more provocative ideas and images in a single paragraph than most writers get into complete novel...

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    General Fiction

    Nov-2003

    When 'dream husband' Xan Meo is vengefully assaulted in the garden of a London pub, he suffers head-injury, and personality-change. Like a spiritual convert, the familial paragon becomes an anti-husband, an anti-father. He submits to an alien moral s...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-1999

    In Martin Amis's short stories whole worlds are created - or inverted. In 'Straight Fiction', everyone is gay, apart from the beleaguered 'straight' community; in 'Career Move', screenplay writers submit their works to little magazines, while poets a...

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    Suspense

    Jan-1998

    New York Detective Mike Hoolihan is called to the scene of an apparent suicide. Mike is a woman with a nicotine voice, dyed blond hair and is an alcoholic who had been abused by her father. The victim is Jennifer Rockwell, who Mike had known si...

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    Suspense

    Mar-1996

    Fame, envy, lust, violence, intrigues literary and criminal--they're all here in The Information. How does one writer hurt another writer? This is the question novelist Richard Tull mills over, for his friend Gwyn Barry has become a darling of book b...

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    Horror

    Apr-1995

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    General Fiction

    Oct-1992

    Martin Amis turns to a tricky literary conceit to tell the story of an ex-Nazi, Dr. Tod T. Friendly. Friendly is possessed of two separate voices, one running backward from his death, the other running forward, fleeing his unsavory past. As an added ...

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    General Fiction

    Apr-1991

    Amis is a born comic novelist, in the tradition that ranges from Dickens to Waugh. . . .--Newsweek. This nightmarishly funny novel by the internationally acclaimed author of London Fields displays Martin Amis at the top of his form as he describes a ...

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    General Fiction

    Apr-1991

    "London Fields" is Martin Amis murder story for the end of the millennium.The murderee is Nicola Six, a black hole of sex and self-loathing who is intent on orchestrating her own extinction. The murderer may be Keith Talent, a violent lowlife whose o...

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    General Fiction

    Apr-1991

    A collection of essays on America by the author of London Fields, Money and Yellow Dog. At the age of ten, when Martin Amis spent a year in Princeton, New Jersey, he was excited and frightened by America. As an adult he has approached that confusing ...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-1990

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    General Fiction

    Jan-1989

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    Literary

    Jan-1988

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    Literary

    Apr-1985

    The story of John Self and his insatiable appetite for money, alcohol, drugs, porn and more. Ceaselessly inventive and thrillingly savage, it is a tale of life lived without restraint; of money and the disasters it can precipitate....

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    Science Fiction

    1984

    cutting-edge fiction has never sliced so deeply Reach beyond the limits of convention and rationality and into the darkest corners of the human soul in this new volume of taboo-shattering short fiction. Splatterpunks II: Over the Edge continues...

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    Suspense

    Jun-1981

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    Romance

    May-1974

    Charles Highway, a precociously intelligent and highly-sexed teenager, is determined to sleep with an older woman before he turns twenty. Rachel fits the bill perfectly and Charles plans his seduction meticulously. He sets the scene with infinite car...

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    General Fiction

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    General Fiction

    In this remarkable work of autobiography, the son of the great comic novelist Kingsley Amis explores his relationship with his father and writes about the various crises of Kingsley's life, including the final one of his death. Amis also reflects on ...

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