overviewMartin Louis Amis (born 25 August 1949) is an English novelist, essayist, memoirist and screenwriter. His best-known novels are Money (1984) and London Fields (1989). He received the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for his Experience of Memory and has been awarded the Booker Prize twice (shortlisted for Time's Arrow in 1991 and longlisted for Yellow Dog in 2003). Amis was Professor of Creative Writing at the Center for New Writing at the University of Manchester until 2011. In 2008, The Times named him one of the 50 greatest British writers since 1945.
Amis' centers of study, the excesses of late capitalist Western society, whose perceived absurdity he often satirizes with perverse cartoons; He has been portrayed as the master of what the New York Times calls "the new unpleasantness." Inspired by Saul Bellow, Vladimir Nabokov and James Joyce, and his father, Kingsley Amis, Amis himself continued to influence many successful English novelists of the late 20th and early 21st centuries, including Will Self and Zadie Smith. Job name author
Country of nationality United Kingdom
Birthday August 25, 1949
Place of birth Oxfordshire Oxford
Academic background University of Oxford
Award winner Somerset Maugham Award (1974) " Tariff Until 20"
Career Father Kingsley Amis made his name as "Lucky Jim" was once one of the "angry youth" on the English literature floor. After graduating from university, he participated in editing literary magazines. At the age of 24, he said he captured the traditions of modern youth wonderfully and won the Somerset Morm Award for the same work in 1974. He works with different styles for each work, including mystery, and is considered one of the new leaders of modern English literature. Other books include "Einstein's Beast" ('87), "Dead Akaji" ('75), "Success" ('78), "Money" ('84), "Moronic" ・ Inferno "('86), "London Fields" ('89), "Time arrow or the nature of sin" ('91), "Mr. Nabokov" ('93), Autobiography "experience" (2000), etc.