In 1986, the author was awarded the Booker Prize for this novel which is a tragi-comedy about middle-aged Welsh people approaching old age and sobriety. The author also wrote "Lucky Jim", "Stanley and the Women", "Russian Hide and Seek" and "The Riverside Villas Murder".
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"A brilliant novel. It is sadly comic and comically sad" -- Anthony Burgess "He was a genuine comic writer, probably the best after P. G. Wodehouse ... He had a lasting influence and was a very good novelist" -- John Mortimer "A bloody funny lovely bloody book... A genius at full throttle" Financial Times "In these explicit days, Mr Amis is the laureate of the unsayable, the literary it man" Sunday TelegraphBook Description:
Amis amazes at every turn - Mail on Sunday
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