The War Against Cliche: Essays and Reviews 1971-2000 (Paperback)
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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.

Publisher: Vintage Publishing
ISBN: 9780099422228
Number of pages: 528
Weight: 362 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 33 mm

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“The War against Cliche”

Where does Amis find all the time? Obviously, he writes a great deal. This collection of sharp, perceptive literary reviews shows that he has read pretty much everything as well. These essays indicate that he is also... More

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