Amis, Martin The Rachel Papers

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The Rachel Papers

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Charles Highway, a precociously intelligent and highly sexed teenager, is determined to sleep with an older woman before he turns twenty. Rachel fits the bill perfectly and Charles plans his seduction meticulously, sets the scene with infinite care - but it doesn't come off quite as Charles expects...

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'Amis has brought off the feat of satirizing his contemporaries while making them both funny and, in a bizarre way, moving', Peter Ackroyd, .'Scurrilous, shameless and very funny', Times Literary Supplement .'Amis's arrogantly assured manner is a formidable weapon, spraying the target with disdainful wit, ingenious obscenity, astute literariness, loathing, lust, anxiety and an all-pervading hyper-self-consciousness', Observer

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Winner of the Somerset Maugham Award

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