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  • Everyday Drinking

    Everyday Drinking
    av Kingsley Amis

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781408803837

    Kingsley Amis was one of the great masters of comic prose, and no subject was dearer to him than the art and practice of imbibing. This new volume brings together the best of his three out-of-print works on the subject: Kingsley Amis in Drink, Every…

  • Ending Up

    Ending Up
    av Kingsley Amis

    Storpocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141194233

    At Tuppenny-hapenny Cottage in the English countryside, five elderly people live together in rancorous disharmony. Adela Bastable bosses the house, as her brother Bernard passes his days thinking up malicious schemes against the baby-talking Marigol…

  • The Alteration

    The Alteration
    av Kingsley Amis

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590176177

    In Kingsley Amis's virtuoso foray into virtual history it is 1976 but the modern world is a medieval relic, frozen in intellectual and spiritual time ever since Martin Luther was promoted to pope back in the sixteenth century. Stephen the Third, the…

  • Girl, 20

    Girl, 20
    av Kingsley Amis

    Storpocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141194240

    Douglas Yandell, a young-ish music critic, is enlisted by Kitty Vandervane to keep an eye on her roving husband - the eminent conductor and would-be radical Sir Roy - as he embarks on yet another affair. Roy, meanwhile, wants Douglas as an alibi for…

  • Complete Stories

    Complete Stories
    av Kingsley Amis

    Storpocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141195292

    The short stories of Kingsley Amis - the great master of post-war comic prose - are dark, playful, moving, surprising and extremely funny. This definitive collection gathers all Amis's short fiction in a single volume for the first time and encompas…

  • Lucky Jim

    Lucky Jim
    av Kingsley Amis

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590175750

    A hilarious satire about college life and high class manners, this is a classic of postwar English literature. Regarded by many as the finest, and funniest, comic novel of the twentieth century, Lucky Jim remains as trenchant, withering, and eloquen…

  • Lucky Jim

    Lucky Jim
    av Kingsley Amis

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241956847

    'His mouth had been used as a latrine by some small creature of the night, and then as a mausoleum. During the night, too, he'd somehow been on a cross-country run and then been expertly beaten up by secret police. He felt bad.'Jix Dixon has a terri…

  • Lucky Jim

    Lucky Jim
    av Kingsley Amis

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141399416

    Jim Dixon has accidentally fallen into a job at one of Britain's new red-brick universities. A moderately successful future in the History department beckons - as long as Jim can survive a madrigal-singing weekend at Professor Welch's, deliver a lec…

  • Lucky Jim

    Lucky Jim
    av Kingsley Amis

    Storpocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141182599

    'A brilliantly and preposterously funny book' Guardian 'A flawless comic novel ... I loved it then, as I do now. It has always made me laugh out loud' Helen Dunmore, The TimesJim Dixon has accidentally fallen into a job at one of Britain's new red…

  • Everyday Drinking

    Everyday Drinking
    av Kingsley Amis

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781596916289

    Here is the beloved, bestselling compendium of Kingsley Amis's wisdom on the cherished subject of drinking. Along with a series of well-tested recipes (including a cocktail called the Lucky Jim) the book includes Amis's musings on The Hangover, The…

  • Colonel Sun

    Colonel Sun
    av Kingsley Amis

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784871451

    James Bond's life has begun to fall into a pattern that threatens complacency... until the sunny afternoon when M is kidnapped and his house staff savagely murdered. Bond must avert a world-menacing conspiracy and face unarmed the monstrous devices…

  • The Folks That Live On The Hill

    The Folks That Live On The Hill
    av Kingsley Amis

    Storpocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141194301

    Harry Caldecote is the most charming man you'll ever meet, a convivial academic who devotes his life to others. He is on call when his alcoholic niece falls into strange hands, when his brother threatens to emulate Wordsworth, when his son's lesbian…

  • Old Devils

    Old Devils
    av Kingsley Amis

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099461050

    Malcolm, Peter and Charlie and their wine-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 and his wife, Rhiannon.

  • The Anti-Death League

    The Anti-Death League
    av Kingsley Amis

    Storpocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141194295

    In this surreal comedy of soldiers and spies, Lieutenant James Churchill and his colleagues find themselves questioning their purpose. Are they for death or against it? These men of action will travel between the barracks, the lunatic asylum and the…

  • Dear Illusion: Collected Stories

    Dear Illusion: Collected Stories
    av Kingsley Amis

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590178249

    With "Lucky Jim" Kingsley Amis established himself as the bad boy of twentieth-century British letters. Later he became famous as another kind of bad boy, an inveterate boozer, a red-faced scourge of political correctness. He was consistent througho…

  • The Riverside Villas Murder

    The Riverside Villas Murder
    av Kingsley Amis

    Storpocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141049564

    A mummy is stolen from a small town museum along with some Roman coins and a soaking wet man collapses in fourteen year old Peter Furneaux's living room bleeding from the head. What was a suspected student prank is followed by murder. At first it is…

  • That Uncertain Feeling

    That Uncertain Feeling
    av Kingsley Amis

    Storpocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141194288

    In That Uncertain Feeling by Kingsley Amis, competition is stiff for the position of sub-librarian in Aberdarcy Library. For John Lewis, the situation is complicated by the attentions of daunting and desirable village socialite, Elizabeth Gruffyd-Wi…

  • Take a Girl Like You

    Take a Girl Like You
    av Kingsley Amis

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590177600

    Take a Girl Like You may well be Kingsley Amis's most ambitious reckoning with the serious subject at the heart of his work: the sheer squalor--emotional, material, sexual, you name it--of modern life. It also introduces one of the rare unqualified…

  • Weihnachtliches gelesen von Harry Rowohlt

    Weihnachtliches gelesen von Harry Rowohlt
    av David Sedaris, David Lodge, Kingsley Amis

    CD-bok - 2016 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783837136043

  • Raising A Smile: Selected Non-fiction

    Raising A Smile: Selected Non-fiction
    av Kingsley Amis

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141194202

    This vast and hugely entertaining collection is vintage Amis from a succession of good years. All of his best non-fiction pieces have been gathered together to reveal Kingsley Amis at his most typically robust and incisive: cutting a swathe through…

  • Difficulties With Girls

    Difficulties With Girls
    av Kingsley Amis

    Storpocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141194226

    In Kingsley Amis's Difficulties With Girls, Jenny Bunn and Patrick Standish have settled into London life with their troubled courtship long behind them. Patrick works in publishing and Jenny teaches sick children in a hospital. They have reached a…

  • The Green Man

    The Green Man
    av Kingsley Amis

    Pocket - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780897332200

    Like all good medieval coaching inns, the Green Man in Fareham, Hertfordshire, boasts a resident, if retired, ghost: Dr. Thomas Underhill, a notorious seventeenth-century practitioner of black arts and sexual deviancy, rumored to have killed his wif…

  • Memoirs

    Memoirs
    av Kingsley Amis

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099461067

    Elegant, provocative and hugely entertaining, Kingsley Amis's memoirs are filled with anecdotes, experiences and portraits of famous friends, family, acquaintances (and a few eminent foes).

  • Colonel Sun: A James Bond Adventure

    Colonel Sun: A James Bond Adventure
    av Kingsley Amis

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681776491

    Lunch, a quiet game of golf, a routine social call on M, who is convalescing in his Regency house in Berkshire--the life of secret agent James Bond has begun to fall into a pattern that threatens complacency, until the sunny afternoon when M is kidn…

  • Stanley And The Women

    Stanley And The Women
    av Kingsley Amis

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099461043

    Just when Stanley Duke thinks it safe to sink into middle age, his son, Steve, goes insane. As if that weren't terrible enough, Stanley finds himself beset on all sides by women - neurotic, half-baked, critical or just plain capricious.

  • Green Man

    Green Man
    av Kingsley Amis

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099461074

    Like all good coaching inns, The Green Man is said to boast a resident ghost: Dr Thomas Underhill, a notorious seventeenth-century practitioner of black arts and sexual deviancy. Led by an anxious desire to vindicate his sanity, Allington strives to…

  • I Want It Now

    I Want It Now
    av Kingsley Amis

    Storpocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141194257

    The quickest way to get rich is to marry someone rich, but how do you do this if you aren't yet rich? TV chat-show host Ronnie Appleyard is preoccupied with this question as he pursues wealthy heiress Simona Quick over two continents in the company…

  • One Fat Englishman

    One Fat Englishman
    av Kingsley Amis

    Storpocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141194264

    Brimming with gluttony, booze and lust, Roger Micheldene is loose in America. Supposedly visiting Budweiser University to make deals for his publishing firm in England, Roger instead sets out to offend all he meets and to seduce every woman he encou…

  • Jake's Thing

    Jake's Thing
    av Kingsley Amis

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099512172

    Jake Richardson, an Oxford don nearing sixty with a lifetime's lechery behind him, is in pursuit of his lost libido and heads off to the consulting room of a miniature sex therapist. As liberationists abuse him, a campus hostess bores him into bed -…

  • The Russian Girl

    The Russian Girl
    av Kingsley Amis

    Pocket - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140251722

    In Dr. Richard Vaisey, a fellow at London's Institute of Slavonic Studies, pomposity wrestles integrity for dominance. The balance wavers in the presence of his wife, a woman with the social skills of Genghis Khan. Then Vaisey meets Anna, a Russian…

  • Skyldig - ikke skyldig

    Skyldig - ikke skyldig
    av Kingsley Amis

    Häftad - 1993 - Danska - ISBN: 9788700153080

    17-årige Clive forårsager ved et indbrud at en vagtmand kommer alvorligt til skade. Mens han venter på den efterfølgende retssag plages Clive af skyldfølelse og overvejelser om straf og ansvar

  • The Green Man

    The Green Man
    av Kingsley Amis

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590176160

    Maurice Allington has reached middle age and is haunted by death. As he says, "I honestly can't see why everybody who isn't a child, everybody who's theoretically old enough to have understood what death means, doesn't spend all his time thinking ab…

  • New Maps of Hell

    New Maps of Hell
    av Kingsley Amis

    Storpocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141198620

    In this hilarious, inspiring and provocative series of essays, Kingsley Amis introduces every reader to the wonders and value of science fiction writing. From the extraordinary ideas but sexless science of Jules Verne to the power of H. G. Wells's t…

  • The King's English

    The King's English
    av Kingsley Amis

    Storpocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141194318

    An indispensable companion for readers, writers, and even casual users of the language, the Penguin Modern Classics edition of Kingsley Amis's The King's English features a new introduction by Martin Amis.The King's English is Kingsley Amis's author…

  • Alteration

    Alteration
    av Kingsley Amis

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099461081

    Hubert Anvil is a 10 year old boy blessed with the voice of an angel. The Church hierarchy decrees that Hubert should be turned into a castrato - an alteration that could bring Hubert fame and fortune, but would also cut him off from an adult world…

  • Take A Girl Like You

    Take A Girl Like You
    av Kingsley Amis

    Storpocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141194271

    In Kingsley Amis's Take A Girl Like You, twenty year old Jenny Bunn is supernally beautiful and stubbornly chaste, which is why Patrick Standish, an arrogant schoolmaster, wants her so much. This perceptive coming of age novel about a northern girl…

  • James Bond - Colonel Sun

    James Bond - Colonel Sun
    av Kingsley Amis

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845761752

    The legend continues! Stand by for more adventures with the world's greatest secret agent, as some of his most thrilling missions are collected for the first time ever! When James Bond's boss, the enigmatic M, is kidnapped in Greece, Bond must race…

  • You Can't Do Both

    You Can't Do Both
    av Kingsley Amis

    - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099461029

    Robin Davies knows how to look after number one. As Robin stumbles through his rites of passage to adulthood, involving rebellion, self-discovery, sex, war, seduction and the threat of commitment, we come to realise just how far he will go to have h…