Visiting Mrs Nabokov - 9780099461876

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  • Product code: ACDOY
  • ISBN: 9780099461876
  • Publisher: Vintage
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 19.8cm x 12.9cm
  • Pages: 274
  • Publish date: 07/04/2005

Visiting Mrs Nabokov (Paperback)

Visiting Mrs Nabokov - 9780099461876

Martin Amis


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Fuelled by innumerable cigarettes, Martin Amis provides dazzling portraits of contemporaries and mentors alike: Larkin and Rushdie; Greene and Pritchett; Ballard and Burgess and Nicholson Baker; John Updike - warts and all. Vigorously zipping across to Washington, he exposes the double-think of nuke-speak; in New Orleans the Republican Convention gets a going over. And then there's sport: he visits the world of darts and its disastrous attempt to clean itself up; dirty tricks in the world of chess; and some brisk but vicious poker with Al Alvarez and David Mamet. Sex without Madonna, expulsion from school, a Stones gig that should have been gagged, on set with Robocop or on court with Gabriela Sabatini, this is Martin Amis at his electric best.

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Product Details

  • Product code: ACDOY
  • ISBN: 9780099461876
  • Publisher: Vintage
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 19.8cm x 12.9cm
  • Pages: 274
  • Publish date: 07/04/2005

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