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The Amis Collection

His Best Journalism, Pieces and Reviews
A non fiction book by

This collection is vintage Amis from a succcession of good years. A selection of his non-fiction pieces in the form of reviews, articles, broadcasts and letters are gathered together in this book. Topics such as writers and writing, "abroad", eating and drinking, music, language, educational and social questions are examined. Such Amis hobby-horses as arts subsidies, literary prizes and jazz are also featured as well as writers such as Evelyn Waugh, Anthony Powell, Anthony Burgess and Ian Fleming. Among poets, the great Victorians are celebrated, and serious consideration is given to Philip Larkin.


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Hardback Editions

October 1990 : UK Hardback

Title: The Amis Collection: Selected Non-fiction
Author(s): Kingsley Amis
ISBN: 0-09-173970-5 / 978-0-09-173970-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hutchinson
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Paperback Editions

November 1991 : UK Paperback

Title: The Amis Collection: Selected Non-Fiction 1954-1990
Author(s): Kingsley Amis
ISBN: 0-14-014855-8 / 978-0-14-014855-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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