This autobiography of Kingsley Amis covers his upbringing in lower middle-class South London, Oxford, during and just after the war, his friendship with Philip Larkin and his marriage to Elizabeth Jane Howard.
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"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 IndependentBook Description:
'Endlessly entertaining... Good, rollicking stuff, and a delight to read... Sir Kingsley Amis is surely one of the funniest men alive' Auberon Waugh, Sunday Telegraph
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