Robin Davies is old beyond his years, in hard-won experience at least. This story follows him from his South London adolescence in a genteel pre-war suburban household, through a series of rites of passage involving rebellion, self-discovery, and sex in various forms and approaches.
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"Acutely and poignantly observed-there is still fire in the old devil's belly" ( Daily Telegraph)
"As finely judged, as exactly observed, as vividly conceived as anything he has written" ( The Times)
"Funny, touching, well-constructed, sharply evocative of time and place and written with characteristic Amisian aplomb. It is a first class addition to his oeuvre" ( Spectator)
"Will have you whooping with delight" (John Osborne Literary Review)
'Has you moved to tears. Amis amazes at every turn - A masterpiece from a master' Mail on Sunday
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Book Description HUTCHINSON. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0091782627 Brand new, limited quantity, order today!. Bookseller Inventory # W83793
Book Description HUTCHINSON, 1994. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110091782627