By Martin Amis
Martin Amis is likely one of the such a lot proficient and leading edge writers of our time. With Experience, he discloses a personal existence each piece as targeted and interesting as his bestselling novels.
The son of the good comedian novelist Kingsley Amis, Martin Amis explores his dating with this father and writes in regards to the quite a few crises of Kingsley's lifestyles. He additionally examines the lifestyles and legacy of his cousin, Lucy Partington, who was once kidnapped and murdered by way of considered one of Britain’s such a lot infamous serial killers. Experience additionally deconstructs the altering literary scene, together with Amis' pictures of Saul Bellow, Salman Rushdie, Allan Bloom, Philip Larkin, and Robert Graves, between others. no longer considering that Nabokov's Speak, Memory has such an improbable lifestyles been recorded by means of such an inimitable expertise. Profound, witty, and ruthlessly sincere, Experience is a literary occasion.