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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 14.00
An extraordinary, harrowing, endlessly surprising novel from a literary master. In 1946, two brothers and a Jewish girl fall into alignment in pogrom-poised Moscow. The fraternal conflict then marinates in Norlag, a slave-labor camp above the Arctic Circle, where a tryst in the coveted House of Meetings will haunt all three lovers long after the... more...
- Random House 2010; US$ 15.52
In this remarkable work of autobiography, the son of the great comic novelist Kingsley Amis explores his relationship with his father and writes about the various crises of Kingsley's life, including the final one of his death. Amis also reflects on the life and legacy of his cousin, Lucy Partington, who disappeared without trace in 1973 and was exhumed... more...
- Random House 2014; US$ 26.80
There was an old story about a king who asked his favourite wizard to create a magic mirror. This mirror didn't show you your reflection. Instead, it showed you your soul - it showed you who you really were. But the king couldn't look into the mirror without turning away, and nor could his courtiers. No one could. What happens when we... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 14.95
A master not only of fiction but also of fiercely controversial political engagement, Martin Amis here gathers fourteen pieces that constitute an evolving, provocative, and insightful examination of the most momentous event of our time. At the heart of this collection is the long essay ?Terror and Boredom,? an unsparing analysis of Islamic fundamentalism... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 9.95
Vintage Readers are a perfect introduction to some of the great modern writers presented in attractive, accessible paperback editions. ?Amis throws off more provocative ideas and images in a single paragraph than most writers get into complete novels.? ? The Seattle Times Equally at home in satirical novels and biting critical essays, wickedly funny... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.95
The year is 1970, and the youth of Europe are in the chaotic, ecstatic throes of the sexual revolution. Though blindly dedicated to the cause, its nubile foot soldiers have yet to realize this disturbing truth: that between the death of one social order and the birth of another, there exists a state of terrifying purgatory?or, as Alexander Herzen put... more...
- Knopf Canada 2010; US$ 21.00
The eagerly anticipated new novel from the inimitable Martin Amis. Summer 1970 ? a long, hot summer. In a castle in Italy, half a dozen young lives are afloat on the sea of change, trapped inside the history of the sexual revolution. The girls are acting like boys, and the boys are going on acting like boys, and Keith Nearing ? twenty years old, a... more...
- Knopf Canada 2010; US$ 21.00
A haunting new novel that ratifies Martin Amis?s standing as ?a force unto himself,? as the Washington Post has attested: ?There is simply no one else like him.? In the slave labour camps of the Soviet Union, conjugal visits were a common occurrence. Valiant women would travel vast distances, over weeks and months, in the hope of spending just one... more...
- Knopf Canada 2010; US$ 22.00
?The English language bows deeper to Amis than anyone else.? The Daily Telegraph (UK) A master not only of fiction but also of fiercely controversial political engagement, Martin Amis here gathers fourteen pieces that constitute an evolving, provocative and insightful examination of the most momentous event of our time. At the heart of this collection... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.95
If the Marquis de Sade were to crash one of P. G. Wodehouse's house parties, the chaos might resemble the nightmarishly funny goings-on in this novel by the author of London Fields. The residents of Appleseed Rectory have primed themselves both for a visit from a triad of Americans and a weekend of copious drug taking and sexual gymnastics. There's... more...