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, various short stories, radio and television scripts, along with works of social and literary criticism. According to his biographer, Zachary Leader, Amis was "the finest English comic novelist of the second half of the twentieth century." He is the father of British 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

Colonel Sun

novel by Kingsley Amis

author: Kingsley Amis, Robert Markham

1968

The Green Man

novel by Kingsley Amis

author: Kingsley Amis

1990

Jake's Thing

book by Kingsley Amis

author: Kingsley Amis

1978

The Old Devils

novel by Kingsley Amis

author: Kingsley Amis

1986

Take a Girl Like You

novel by Kingsley Amis

author: Kingsley Amis

1960

That Uncertain Feeling

book by Kingsley Amis

author: Kingsley Amis

The Alteration

novel by Kingsley Amis

author: Kingsley Amis

1976

The Book of Bond

book by Kingsley Amis

author: Kingsley Amis

1965

The Golden Age of Science Fiction

book by Kingsley Amis

author: Kingsley Amis

1981

Lucky Jim

novel by Kingsley Amis

author: Kingsley Amis

1954

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