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Title:  The Pregnant Widow
Binding:  Paperback
Author:  Martin Amis
Publisher: Vintage Books USA
Language:  English
ISBN-10: 0099488736
ISBN-13: 9780099488736

Product Dimensions: 
5.1 x 1.1 x 7.8 inches
Category(ies) :  Fiction
Shipping weights:  11.4 ounces
Price: RMB120.00
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Martin Louis Amis (born 25 August 1949) is a British novelist. His best-known novels are Money (1984) and London Fields (1989). He has received the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for his memoir Experience and has been listed for the Booker Prize twice to date (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, Vladimir Nabokov, and James Joyce, as well as by his father Kingsley Amis, Amis himself went on to infl



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