The War Against Cliche
Essays and Reviews 1971-2000
By (author) Martin Amis
Normal Price: $27.51
Your Price: $24.76 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $2.75! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.24 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 10-12 days
War Against Cliche by Martin Amis
Book DescriptionLike 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.
Buy War Against Cliche book by Martin Amis from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780099422228
(198mm x 129mm x 31mm)
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 4-Nov-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Customers who bought this also bought...
Books By Author Martin Amis
Zona de Interes, Paperback / softback (December 2015)
The Zone of Interest is a love story with a violently unromantic setting. Powered by both wit and compassion, in characteristically vivid prose, Martin Amiss unforgettable new novel thoroughly discusses the depth and contradictions of the human soul.
Tren Nocturno, Paperback / softback (October 2015)
Mike Hoolihan has never chosen the right guy; he is always drinking alcohol to deal with his broken love life. His liver cannot stand one more drop of consolation, so he is now sober. Without drinking, he has to confront (as a detective in the Police Department of an American city) the worst case of his life.
Adventures of Augie March, Hardback (August 2015)View all books by Martin Amis
"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.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about War Against Cliche book by Martin Amis and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
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.
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687