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I might have given three stars if this had been a new author trying to make his or her mark on the fictional world of the nasty underclass in England. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Di Castle
Amusing.A bit brutal but once again read it in an afternoon on a beach in Goa.Published 3 months ago by Tap Dempsey
I just gave up in frustration after wasting many hours I will never get back. Yes, Amis is indeed a famous author so I guess I'm supposed to like it - but I found it disjointed, I... Read morePublished 5 months ago by M. J. Stretten
I read this book as I was doing a study at the time on English Country Houses as a metaphor for the state of the nation and a book about a man who buys a country pile after winning... Read morePublished 6 months ago by V. G. Harwood
A remarkably tedious tale demonstrating the arrogance of the metropolitan elite (novelists section). Read morePublished 7 months ago by constable59
Full of Amis's usual humanity and humor. I salute him for daring to take on the cultural direness of England today. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Nerissa Roehrs
I listened to this in the audio book version and loved it. Huge entertainment that I would recommend to anyone who can stomach the visceral parodies that Amis serves up. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Dr S.