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Amis

1. Sir Kingsley. 1922--95, British novelist and poet, noted for his novels Lucky Jim (1954), Jake's Thing (1978), Stanley and the Women (1984), The Old Devils (1986), and The Folks that Live on the Hill (1990)
2. his son, Martin. born 1949, British novelist. His works include The Rachel Papers (1974), Money (1984), London Fields (1989), The Information (1994), and Yellow Dog (2003)
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A spokeswoman for AMIS said: "We have spent a lot of time since the beginning of the year submitting funding applications and also talking with various Scottish Government officials at the Equality Unit and to MSPs.
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Amis was a lecturer at Swansea University for 12 years until 1961.
Kingsley Amis himself rarely had a kind word to offer about his son's work.
" Compare it to Humboldt's Gift, which does not find it necessary to have many things going on at the same time." One more point that Amis made, which explains his disdain for bestsellers lists, was that he did not find it necessary to write for the reader.
The book was being described as an authorised biography but Amis said that he has not authorised the book as he was unhappy about certain details being included.
Just as he's incapable of writing a bad sentence so Amis is incapable of writing a bad novel.
Both Amis and Salinger are choice and master novelists.