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The Old Devils

The Old Devils

Author: Kingsley Amis
Series: Vintage Classics Ser.
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Malcolm, Peter and Charlie and their Soave-sodden wives have one main ambition left in life: to drink Wales dry. But their routine is both shaken and stirred when they are joined by professional Welshman Alun Weaver (CBE) and his wife, Rhiannon.

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Kingsley Amis was born in south London in 1922 and was educated at the City of London School and St John's College, Oxford. After the publication of Lucky Jim in 1954, Kingsley Amis wrote over twenty novels, including The Alteration, winner of the John W. Campbell Memorial Award, The Old Devils, winner of the Booker Prize in 1986, and The Biographer's Moustache, which was to be his last book. He also wrote on politics, education, language, films, television, restaurants and drink. Kingsley Amis was awarded the CBE in 1981 and received a knighthood in 1990. He died in October 1995.

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General Fields

  • : 9780099461050
  • : Vintage Publishing
  • : Vintage
  • : February 2004
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 24mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 400
  • : 823.914
  • : English
  • : 1
  • : Paperback
  • : Kingsley Amis