Martin Amis - British Author

11 Feb 2024

Martin Amis is a highly acclaimed British author known for his novels, essays, and short stories. Here are some of his best-known works:

  • Money (1984):

This satirical novel follows the life of John Self, a successful director of TV commercials, and explores themes of excess, consumerism, and the pursuit of wealth.

  • London Fields (1989):

A dark and complex novel set in London, it revolves around the lives of three characters and explores themes of mortality, relationships, and the end of the world.

  • Time's Arrow (1991):

This unique and experimental novel tells the story of a man's life in reverse, starting with his death and moving backward through time. It explores the Holocaust and the nature of evil.

  • The Information (1995):

This novel delves into the world of literary rivalry and envy, exploring the lives of two writers and their contrasting paths to success.

  • Night Train (1997):

A detective novel that departs from Amis's usual style, Night Train follows a female police detective investigating a suicide that may be more than it appears.

  • Yellow Dog (2003):

This novel combines elements of political satire and family drama as it weaves together the lives of various characters, exploring power, violence, and the media.

  • The Pregnant Widow (2010):

Set in the 1970s, this novel follows a group of young people spending a summer in Italy. It explores themes of love, sex, and the changing dynamics of relationships.

These are just a few highlights from Martin Amis's extensive body of work. Each of his novels offers a unique perspective on contemporary society and human relationships.


  1.   "Martin Amis"Royal Society of Literature. Archived from the original on 21 May 2023. Retrieved 21 May 2023.
  2. Page, Benedicte (26 January 2011). "Colm Tóibín takes over teaching job from Martin Amis"The Guardian. London.
  3. "The 50 greatest British writers since 1945"The Times. 5 January 2008. ISSN 0140-0460. Retrieved 26 September 2020.
  4. Stout, Mira. "Martin Amis: Down London's mean streets"The New York Times, 4 February 1990.
  5. "Martin Amis"The Guardian, 22 July 2008.
  6. "Master stylist Martin Amis was the Mick Jagger of the literary world"The Independent. 21 May 2023. Retrieved 24 May 2023.
  7. Scott, A.O. (22 May 2023). "Good Night, Sweet Prince"The New York Times. Retrieved 31 May 2023.
  8. Bradford, Richard (3 November 2011). Martin Amis: The Biography. Little, Brown Book Group. ISBN 978-1-84901-850-0.

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