John Self, consumer extraordinaire, rolls around New York and London, making deals, spending wildly and doing reckless movie-world business, all the while grabbingeverything he can to sate his massive appetites: alcohol, pornography, a mountain of junk food and more. Ceaselessly inventive and thrillingly savage, this is a tale of life lived without restraint; of money, the terrible things it can do and the disasters it can precipitate.
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Review: MoneyUser Review - David - Goodreads
Amis's fiction (this book especially) reminds me of a more literary, more coherent Chuck Palahniuk. There's addiction and depravity and senseless cruelty, but also humanity and lots of irreverent ... Read full review
Review: MoneyUser Review - Yukari - Goodreads
Martin Amis is a master of unpleasant. Every character is disgusting. Every situation is either nauseating or pathetic! (I think that's the point of this novel). Much as I hate the book itself, I have ... Read full review