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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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    General Fiction

    Aug-2012

    A savage, funny, and mysteriously poignant saga by a renowned author at the height of his powers. Lionel Asbo, a terrifying yet weirdly loyal thug (self-named after England s notorious Anti-Social Behavior Order ), has always looked out for his ward ...

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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

    The year is 1970, and it s a long, hot summer. In a castle on a mountainside in Italy, half a dozen young lives are afloat on a sea of change, trapped inside the history of the sexual revolution. The girls are acting like boys, the boys are going on ...

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    General Fiction

    Jan-2007

    An extraordinary, harrowing, endlessly surprising novel from a literary master. In 1946, two brothers and a Jewish girl fall into alignment in pogrom-poised Moscow. The fraternal conflict then marinates in Norlag, a slave-labor camp above the Arctic ...

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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 novels...

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    General Fiction

    Nov-2003

    In his highly anticipated first novel in seven years, the man the New York Times calls the best American writer England has ever produced delivers a brilliant and unsettling novel of sex, royalty, and violence....

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    General Fiction

    Jun-1999

    "Martin Amis is a stone-solid genius...a dazzling star of wit and insight." --"The Wall Street Journal" In this wickedly delightful collection of stories, Martin Amis once again demonstrates why he is a modern master of the form. In "Career Move," sc...

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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

    In Success Amis pens a mismatched pair of foster brothers--one "a quivering condom of neurosis and ineptitude," the other a "bundle of contempt, vanity and stock-response"--in a single London flat. He binds them with ties of class hatred, sexual riva...

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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. This production i...

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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

    Martin Amis is perhaps the most gifted and innovative novelist of his generation. His prose refashions the English language into a lean and brilliant instrument, dazzling readers with its energy and wit. In this much anticipated memoir, Amis writes w...

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