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Heavy Water
By Martin Amis

Heavy Water

And Other Stories

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Heavy Water by Martin Amis

Book Description

"Martin Amis is a stone-solid genius...a dazzling star of wit and insight." --"The Wall Street Journal" In this wickedly delightful collection of stories, Martin Amis once again demonstrates why he is a modern master of the form. In "Career Move," screenwriters struggle for their art, while poets are the darlings of Hollywood. In "Straight Fiction," the love that dare not speak its name calls out to the hero when he encounters a forbidden object of desire--the opposite sex. And in "State of England," Mal, a former "minder to the superstars," discovers how to live in a country where "class and race and gender were supposedly gone." In Heavy Water and Other Stories, Amis astonishes us with the vast range of his talent, establishing that he is one of the most versatile and gifted writers of his generation.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780375701153
ISBN-10: 037570115X
Format: Paperback / softback
(202mm x 133mm x 16mm)
Pages: 208
Imprint: Random House Inc
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Country of Publication: United States

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Tren Nocturno by Martin Amis Tren Nocturno, Paperback / softback (October 2015)

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Adventures of Augie March by Martin Amis Adventures of Augie March, Hardback (August 2015)

"The Adventures of Augie March" set the stage for Bellow's Nobel Prize Award in 1976 and established him as a crucial voice that demanded to be heard. Fifty years later, it remains the best loved of Bellow's works as new readers discover this vital, truly American masterpiece.

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Author Biography - Martin Amis

Martin Amis is the best-selling author of several books, including London Fields, Money, The Information, and, most recently, Experience. He lives in London.

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