'One of the very best of our poets' Anthony Powell.
The first ever Bond continuation, originally published by Jonathan Cape in 1968, now finally back in print and published to coincide with the forthcoming Bond film SPECTRE
At times tenderly satirical and at times riotously slap-stick, Amis sends up an array of rural stereotypes in this story about a man who doesn't know what he wants.
Few twentieth century novelists have explored our preoccupation with sex like Kingsley Amis. The results are surprising and often hilarious.
In this funny and provocative study of a young couple growing up, Amis shows us that the difficulty with marriage is that it's so hard to preserve, especially when Patrick and Jenny harbour deep yearnings for a different kind of life.
A mummy is stolen from a small-town museum and a soaking wet man collapses in fourteen-year-old Peter Furneaux's living room bleeding from the head, as a suspected student prank becomes a murder.
With his unerring eye for absurdity and class satire Kingsley Amis shows us what happens when money meets naked ambition.
In this surreal comedy of soldiers and spies, Lieutenant James Churchill and his colleagues find themselves questioning their purpose. Are they for death or against it? These men of action will travel between the barracks, the lunatic asylum and the house of an aristocratic nymphomaniac in search of answers.
In this hilarious, inspiring and provocative series of essays, Kingsley Amis introduces every reader to the wonders and value of science fiction writing.
Kingsley Amis produced many short stories throughout his five decades as a published novelist; some of them character sketches which stand next to the novels, others daring experimentations with genre.
Jake's Thing has been brought back into print for a new audience after being unavailable for some time
'Contains all the best and familiar Amis qualities - including superb sexual comedy' Sunday Times
A comic masterpiece by one of Britain's best-loved writers.
'Has you moved to tears. Amis amazes at every turn-A masterpiece from a master' Mail on Sunday
'Endlessly entertaining... Good, rollicking stuff, and a delight to read... Sir Kingsley Amis is surely one of the funniest men alive' Auberon Waugh, Sunday Telegraph