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Nicola Six, regelmatig bezoekster van de Londense pub het Zwarte Kruis, is ervan overtuigd dat ze op haar vijfendertigste verjaardag vermoord zal worden. Maar door wie? Wordt het Keith, de alcoholistische, racistische dartsliefhebber die zich graag inlaat met schimmige zaakjes, of de rijke, welopgevoede maar incompetente Guy? Haar verhaal is een geschenk uit de hemel voor mede-stamgast Samson You
Subject
Londen ; 1945-
Title
London Fields
Author
Martin Amis
Translator
Gerrit De Blaauw
Language
Dutch
Original language
English
Original title
London Fields
Edition
3
Publisher
Amsterdam: Atlas Contact, 2013
ISBN
9789025442491
CloudLibrary
3h92mg9

About Martin Amis

Martin Louis Amis (born 25 August 1949) is a British novelist, essayist, memoirist, and screenwriter. He is best known for his novels Money (1984) and London Fields (1989). He received the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for his memoir Experience and has been listed for the Booker Prize twice (shortlisted in 1991 for Time's Arrow and longlisted in 2003 for Yellow Dog). Amis served as the Professor of Creative Writing at the Centre for New Writing at the University of Manchester until 2011. In 2008, The Times named him one of the 50 greatest British writers since 1945.

Amis's work centres on the excesses of "late-capitalist" Western society, whose perceived absurdity he often satirises through grotesque caricature; he has been portrayed as a master of what The New York Times called "the new unpleasantness". Inspired by Saul Bellow and Vladimir Nabokov, as well as by his father Kingsley Amis, …Read more on Wikipedia