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One Fraught Englishman

The Life of Kingsley Amis by Zachary Leader

Reviewed by Christopher Hitchens
The Atlantic Monthly

"In his 1991 Memoirs, Kingsley Amis stated roundly: 'I have already written an account of myself in twenty or more volumes, most of them called novels.' He partly qualified this by adding: 'Novels they fully are, too, and those who know both them and me will also know that they are firmly unautobiographical, but at the same time every word of them inevitably says something about the kind of person I am....'" Read the entire Atlantic Monthly review.

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