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War Against Cliche
By Martin Amis

The War Against Cliche

Essays and Reviews 1971-2000

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War Against Cliche by Martin Amis

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Like John Updike, Martin Amis is the pre-eminent novelist-critic of his generation. The War Against Cliche is a selection of his reviews and essays over the past quarter-century. It contains pieces on Cervantes, Milton, Donne, Coleridge, Jane Austen, Dickens, Kafka, Philip Larkin, Joyce, Waugh, Lowry, Nabokov, F. R. Leavis, V. S. Pritchett, William Burroughs, Anthony Burgess, Angus Wilson, Saul Bellow, Philip Roth, Shiva and V. S. Naipaul, Kurt Vonnegut, Iris Murdoch, Norman Mailer, Gore Vidal, Don DeLillo, Elmore Leonard, Michael Crichton, Thomas Harris - and John Updike. Other subjects include chess, nuclear weapons, masculinity, screen censorship, juvenile violence, Andy Warhol, Hillary Clinton, and Margaret Thatcher.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099422228
ISBN-10: 0099422220
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 31mm)
Pages: 528
Imprint: Vintage
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 4-Nov-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Martin Amis

Martin Amis is the author of thirteen novels, the memoir Experience, two collections of stories and six collections of non-fiction, most recently The Second Plane. He lives in New York.

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