The Anti-Death League: a novel

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Gollancz, 1966 - Literary Criticism - 352 pages
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User Review  - Erocchio - Goodreads

very bizarre. would not recommend though maybe i missed something. war book of some operation that was not really an operation at all and all the characters are not who they seem to be so there is ... Read full review

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User Review  - Steve - Goodreads

Gosh this was tiresome. Railing against the Calvinists' god maybe came over as radical once upon a time, but nowadays seems utterly dated. Then again, these days we're all too familiar with the genre ... Read full review

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About the author (1966)

Kingsley Amis is generally considered one of the "angry young men" of the 1950s. He was born in London in 1922 and educated at the City of London School. He received a degree in English language and literature from St. John's College, Oxford, in 1947. Until 1961 Amis lectured in English at University College, Swansea, and for the following two years at Cambridge. In 1947 Amis published his first collection of poems, Bright November. Frame of Mind followed in 1953 and Poems: Fantasy Portraits in 1954. His first novel, Lucky Jim (1954), established his reputation as a writer. He followed with That Uncertain Feeling (1956), and I Like It Here (1958). A longtime James Bond devotee, Amis wrote a James Bond adventure after the death of Ian Fleming in 1964. Amis's study of the famous spy was titled The James Bond Dossier (1965). Amis received the Booker Prize for the Old Devils (1986). Amis's later works include Memoirs (1990), and The King's English, a collection of essays on the craft of writing well. Amis was knighted in 1990. He died in 1995.

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