Author

Kingsley Amis

English novelist, poet, critic, teacher

1922   -   1995

country of citizenship: United Kingdom
language of expression: English
educated at: St John's College
occupation: science fiction writer, poet, short story writer, novelist, literary critic, writer, journalist, teacher, screenwriter, autobiographer
award received: Commander of the Order of the British Empire, Cholmondeley Award, John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Science Fiction Novel, Booker Prize

Sir Kingsley William Amis, (16 April 1922 – 22 October 1995) was an English novelist, poet, critic and teacher. He wrote more than 20 novels, six volumes of poetry, a memoir, short stories, radio and television scripts, and works of social and literary criticism. He is best known for satiric comedies such as One Fat Englishman (1963), Ending Up (1974), Jake's Thing (1978) and The Old Devils (1986). His biographer, Zachary Leader, called Amis "the finest English comic novelist of the second half of the twentieth century." He was the father of the novelist Martin Amis. In 2008, The Times ranked him ninth on a list of the 50 greatest British writers since 1945.
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works

18

Take a Girl Like You

novel by Kingsley Amis

author: Kingsley Amis

1960

The Letters of Kingsley Amis

book by Kingsley Amis

author: Kingsley Amis

2001

The Anti-Death League

boek van Kingsley Amis

author: Kingsley Amis

1966

The Anti-Death League

author: Kingsley Amis

The King's English

author: Kingsley Amis

Lucky Jim

novel by Kingsley Amis

author: Kingsley Amis

1954

Colonel Sun

novel by Kingsley Amis

author: Kingsley Amis, Robert Markham

1968

Jake's Thing

book by Kingsley Amis

author: Kingsley Amis

1978

The Old Devils

novel by Kingsley Amis

author: Kingsley Amis

1986

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