Jim has fallen into a job at one of the new red brick universities. A moderately successful future beckons as long as Jim can survive a madrigal-singing weekend, deliver a lecture on "merrie England" and resist Christine, the girlfriend of Professor Welch's son, Bertrand.
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A brilliant and preposterously funny book ( Guardian)
It has always made me laugh out loud . . . a flawless comic novel' (Helen Dunmore The Times)
A seminal campus novel (David Lodge)
Kingsley Amis' (1922-1995) works take a humorous yet highly critical look at British society, especially of the period following the end of World War II. He was born in London. Amis explored his disillusionment with British society in novels such asTHAT UNCERTAIN FEELING (1955). His other works include THE GREEN MAN (1970); STANLEY AND THE WOMEN (1984); and THE OLD DEVILS (1986) which won the Booker Prize. Amis also wrote poetry, criticism, and short stories.
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Book Description 1998-09-03., 1998. Book Condition: New. Penguin Books Ltd. New edition. Paperback. Book: GOOD. 256pp. . Bookseller Inventory # NF-1727758
Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0140278702