Lucky Jim

Author(s): Kingsley Amis

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Jim Dixon has accidentally fallen into a job at one of Britain's new red brick universities. A moderately successful future in the History Department beckons. As long as Jim can survive a madrigal-singing weekend at Professor Welch's, deliver a lecture on 'Merrie England' and resist Christine, the girlfriend of Welch's awful son Bertrand.

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Kingsley Amis' (1922-1995) works take a humorous yet highly critical look at British society, especially of the period following the end of World War II. He was born in London. Amis explored his disillusionment with British society in novels such asTHAT UNCERTAIN FEELING (1955). His other works include THE GREEN MAN (1970); STANLEY AND THE WOMEN (1984); and THE OLD DEVILS (1986) which won the Booker Prize. Amis also wrote poetry, criticism, and short stories.

General Fields

  • : 9780141182599
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : May 2000
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 16mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Kingsley Amis
  • : Paperback
  • : 900
  • : English
  • : 823.914
  • : 272