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The Rachel Papers - Martin Amis
The Rachel Papers
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In his uproarious first novel Martin Amis, author of the bestselling London Fields, gave us one of the most noxiously believable -- and curiously touching -- adolescents ever to sniffle and lust his way through the pages of contemporary fiction. On the brink of twenty, Charles High-way preps... show more
In his uproarious first novel Martin Amis, author of the bestselling London Fields, gave us one of the most noxiously believable -- and curiously touching -- adolescents ever to sniffle and lust his way through the pages of contemporary fiction. On the brink of twenty, Charles High-way preps desultorily for Oxford, cheerfully loathes his father, and meticulously plots the seduction of a girl named Rachel -- a girl who sorely tests the mettle of his cynicism when he finds himself falling in love with her.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780679734581 (0679734589)
ASIN: 679734589
Publisher: Vintage
Pages no: 240
Edition language: English
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The Boat Was My Friend
The Boat Was My Friend rated it
1.0 Not looking that good on paper, Rachel
I haven't read other Martin Amis novels. I have read analyses about Martin Amis, I have read interviews of Martin Amis and I have read raving reviews of OTHER novels of Martin Amis and I believe everybody who praises his talent. Unfortunately I should have also believed the people who praise his tal...
UNICORN PORN FOR ALL
UNICORN PORN FOR ALL rated it
0.0
If I'm gonna read Kingsley I might as well read his kid too.
madbkwm
madbkwm rated it
I stumbled across a reference to Amis (both junior and senior) in two non-fiction books I read earlier this year. Christopher Hitchens in his memoirs recalls his hero of Kingsley and friendship with Martin. Julien Barnes also mentions Martin; both praise Money. Being unable to obtain Money at the lo...
guiltlessreader
guiltlessreader rated it
A guy's book fixated on self and sex. Interesting male viewpoint, and easy reading.
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