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Lucky Jim

Lucky Jim

Author: Kingsley Amis
Publisher: New York : New York Review Books, 2012.
Series: New York Review Books classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
First published in 1954, this book is a hilarious satire of British university life. It is a young man's book, in fact a book of two young men. They are not exactly angry young men, but they are extremely irritable. College friends with similar backgrounds, they graduated from both Oxford University and World War II to find themselves in an England in terminal decline. It has lost overseas possessions that had once  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Satire
Humorous fiction
Romance fiction
Love stories
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Named Person: Jim (Fictitious character) Dixon
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kingsley Amis
ISBN: 9781590175750 1590175751 9780141182599 0141182598
OCLC Number: 792941552
Description: xx, 264 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: New York Review Books classics.
Responsibility: Kingsley Amis ; introduction by Keith Gessen.


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  Read more...


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