London Fields

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Aug 24, 2010 - Fiction - 480 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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“And meanwhile time goes about its immemorial work of making everyone look and feel like shit.” I just did not get it. I didn't care what happened to any of the characters or what they did. (I don't ... Read full review

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I didn't get on with this book at all. I wanted to finish it. It is 470 pages of nonsense. I didn't like the characters totally unbelievable. So glad its over. I gave it half a star because I liked the cover. Read full review

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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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