Tag Archives: Martin Amis

I’ve always been a bit fey

And now I know why. Martin Amis was interviewed in yesterday’s Observer where he made this aphoristic observation: You have to be slightly innocent to be a novelist. You can’t have too much nous. It gets in the way somehow. … Continue reading

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Making Money

Amis’ zeitgeist-capturing 80s novel has been turned into a two-parter by the BBC. I loved the book when I read it, which was at a time when I was young and impressionable. Like much of Martin Amis it’s principally about … Continue reading

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