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Kingsley Amis

Novelist + Poet + Critic + Teacher
Born Apr 16, 1922

Sir Kingsley William Amis, CBE was an English novelist, poet, critic, and teacher. He wrote more than 20 novels, six volumes of poetry, a memoir, various short stories, radio and television scripts, along with works of social and literary criticism. According to his biographer, Zachary Leader, Amis was "the finest English comic novelist of the second half of the twentieth century. " He was the father of English novelist Martin Amis.… Read More

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1922 Birth Born on April 16, 1922.


1995 74 Years Old After apparently recovering, he worsened, was re-admitted to hospital, and died on 22 October 1995 at St Pancras Hospital, London. … Read More
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