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Visiting Mrs Nabakov

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These essays by Martin Amis provide portraits of contemporaries and mentors: Larkin and Rushdie, Burgess, Ballard, Nicholson Baker and John Updike. From across the Atlantic, he exposes the double-think of nuke-speak in Washington and the dementia of a Republican convention in New Orleans.;And then there is sport. Checking out darts' disastrous attempt to clean itself up, Amis sneaks tips from the world number one, and witnesses the sad and sudden decline of Keith Deller. An account of dirty tricks in world chess reveals, "It's not an art. It's a fight." And so it is when he takes on the snooker savvy of Julian "Barometer" Barnes, or indulges in some brisk, but vicious poker with Al Alvarez and David Mamet.;"Sex" without Madonna, expulsion from school, the Notting Hill Carnival, a Stones gig that should have been gagged - it's all here, as well as on set with Robocop or set-down with Sabatini. Martin Amis is the author of "The Rachel Papers", "Success", "Other People", "Dead Babies", "The Moronic Inferno", "Money", "Einstein's Monsters", "London Fields" and "Time's Arrow".

This copy is as good as new, unclipped dustwrapper. SIGNED by the author on title page.

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Author(s):
Martin Amis
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
15cm x 22cm x 2.5cm approx.
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0224038249
ISBN-13:
9780224038249
Number of pages:
274
Publisher:
Cape
Title:
Visiting Mrs Nabokov and Other Excursions

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These essays by Martin Amis provide portraits of contemporaries and mentors: Larkin and Rushdie, Burgess, Ballard, Nicholson Baker and John Updike. From across the Atlantic, he exposes the double-think of nuke-speak in Washington and the dementia of a Republican convention in New Orleans.;And then there is sport. Checking out darts' disastrous attempt to clean itself up, Amis sneaks tips from the world number one, and witnesses the sad and sudden decline of Keith Deller. An account of dirty tricks in world chess reveals, "It's not an art. It's a fight." And so it is when he takes on the snooker savvy of Julian "Barometer" Barnes, or indulges in some brisk, but vicious poker with Al Alvarez and David Mamet.;"Sex" without Madonna, expulsion from school, the Notting Hill Carnival, a Stones gig that should have been gagged - it's all here, as well as on set with Robocop or set-down with Sabatini. Martin Amis is the author of "The Rachel Papers", "Success", "Other People", "Dead Babies", "The Moronic Inferno", "Money", "Einstein's Monsters", "London Fields" and "Time's Arrow".

This copy is as good as new, unclipped dustwrapper. SIGNED by the author on title page.

Author(s):
Martin Amis
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
15cm x 22cm x 2.5cm approx.
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0224038249
ISBN-13:
9780224038249
Number of pages:
274
Publisher:
Cape
Title:
Visiting Mrs Nabokov and Other Excursions

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