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The War Against Cliche´: Essays and Reviews, 1971-2000 by Martin Amis (£16.00)Publisher: London: Jonathan Cape — 2001
Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. [ISBN: 0224050591]
Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. A little rubbing to the top edges of the dust wrapper.
Description: Later printing. From the cover: “Like John Updike, Martin Amis is the pre-eminent novelist-critic of his generation. The War Against Cliché 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, Hilary Clinton and Margaret Thatcher.”
Notes: Size: 9½" x 6¼". Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 506 pages.
P&P: UK 1st £3.92. UK 2nd £2.30. EU Surface £6.46. EU Air £6.60. ROW Surface £6.46. ROW Air £11.72