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Paperback 400 Pages / Published: 05/02/2004
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Winner of the Book Prize 1986

Malcolm, Peter and Charlie and their Soave-sodden wives have one main ambition left in life: to drink Wales dry. But their routine is both shaken and stirred when they are joined by professional Welshman Alun Weaver (CBE) and his wife, Rhiannon.

Publisher: Vintage Publishing
ISBN: 9780099461050
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 277 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 25 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

'A copy should be given out with every bus pass.' - John Sutherland, The Times

'A brilliant novel. It is sadly comic and comically sad.' - Anthony Burgess

'He was a genuine comic writer, probably the best after P. G. Wodehouse... He had a lasting influence and was a very good novelist.' - John Mortimer

'A bloody funny lovely bloody book... A genius at full throttle.' - Financial Times

'In these explicit days, Mr Amis is the laureate of the unsayable, the literary it man.' - Sunday Telegraph

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“Charming, offensive and droll”

24 years after it won the Booker Prize I finally got around to reading Kingsley Amis' The Old Devils. I found it an insightful novel about the regrets and dwindling hopes one has as one gets older, and about old... More

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