LUCKY JIM

LUCKY JIM

AMIS, KINGSLEY

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Editorial:
PENGUIN CLASSICS
Año de edición:
2001
Materia
Ingles
ISBN:
978-0-14-118259-9
Páginas:
250
Encuadernación:
Otros

'A brilliantly and preposterously funny book' Guardian

'A flawless comic novel ... I loved it then, as I do now. It has always made me laugh out loud' Helen Dunmore, The Times

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 stave off the unwelcome advances of fellow lecturer Margaret, survive a madrigal-singing weekend at Professor Welch's, deliver a lecture on 'Merrie England' and resist Christine, the hopelessly desirable girlfriend of Welch's awful son Bertrand. Inspired by Amis's friend, the poet Philip Larkin, Jim Dixon is a timeless comic character, adrift in a hopelessly gauche and pretentious world, in a witty campus novel that skewers the hypocrisies and vanities of 1950s academic life.

With an introduction by David Lodge

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