An autobiography which describes the author's family in South London, his school days, Oxford, his joining the Army midway through the war and later leaving the academic world to work as a full-time writer. It includes portraits ranging from Philip Larkin to Yevtusheuko and Margaret Thatcher.
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Light shelf wear. Shipped from the U.K. All orders received before 3pm sent that weekday.Review:
"A highly amusing read, and pretty much the only thing today that is capable of distracting me... It has some splendid moments" New Statesman "The funniest book I have ever reviewed" -- Christopher Caldwell The American Spectator "Thoroughly amusing" Washington Post "Horribly enjoyable...the chief feeling is shame at laughing quite so much" -- Blake Morrison Independent on Sunday "I had expected to dislike Kingsley Amis's Memoirs, but ended up thinking them the funniest book of the year" -- D J Taylor Independent
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Book Description Summit, 1991. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 91745330