London Fields (Google eBook)

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Aug 24, 2010 - Fiction - 522 pages
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London Fields is Amis's murder story for the end of the millennium. The murderee is Nicola Six, a "black hole" of sex and self-loathing intent on orchestrating her own extinction. The murderer may be Keith Talent, a violent lowlife whose only passions are pornography and darts. Or is the killer the rich, honorable, and dimly romantic Guy Clinch?
  

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Amis is a great writer. - Goodreads
Great and startling ending. - Goodreads
The plot is convoluted but ingenious. - Goodreads
I was interested and impressed by Martin Amis' prose. - Goodreads
This feels terrible, like a mean parody of love. - Goodreads
Especially if said book is a love story. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Steve Mayberry - Goodreads

Completely unengaging on all levels; misanthropic, cartoonish, and joyless. Read full review

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User Review  - Alexandra Cameron - Goodreads

My all time fave and first intro to Martin Amis. LOVE. LOVE. LOVE. I briefly met Mr Amis at a book signing recently and asked him why he had used the name Keith in two of his books. He said he wanted ... Read full review

Contents

The Murderer
4
The Murderee
15
The Foil
27
The DeadEnd Street
44
The Event Horizon
65
The Doors of Deception
82
Cheating
103
Going Out With God
121
The Pinching Game
264
Pure Instinct
285
The Third Party
306
Cupids College
328
This Is Only a Test
351
The Ladies and the Gents
371
Playing Nervous
392
At the Speed of Love
413

Doing Real Good
139
The Books in Keith Talents Apartment
164
The Concordance of Nicola Sixs Kisses
186
The Script Followed by Guy Clinch
211
Little Did They Know
242
Horrorday
437
Youre Going Back With Me
456
The Deadline
464
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About the author (2010)

MARTIN AMIS is the author of fourteen novels, the memoir Experience, several collections of stories, and six nonfiction books. He lives in Brooklyn.

JOHN SUTHERLAND is Emeritus Professor of English Literature at University College London and a regular columnist at The Guardian.

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