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Girl, 20

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ISBN-10: 1590176634

ISBN-13: 9781590176634

Edition: N/A

Authors: Kingsley Amis, Howard Jacobson

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Kingsley Amis, along with being the funniest English writer of his generation (see Lucky Jim) and a master of literary genres (his ghost story, The Green Man; his foray into science fiction, The Alteration), was a great chronicler of the fads and absurdities of his age. This is nowhere more apparent than in One Fat Englishman, from 1963, and Girl, 20, which came out almost a decade later, books that survey the social landscape of mid-century England and America with an unflinching accuracy and hilarious disdain.Girl, 20, an anatomy of the flower-power phase of the 1960s, is about a conductor and composer who bears more than a passing resemblance to the Leonard Bernstein of Tom Wolfe’s…    
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Book details

List price: $18.95
Publisher: New York Review of Books, Incorporated, The
Publication date: 9/17/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 253
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English