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Lucky Jim

 
 
 
 
Lucky Jim
Author: Kingsley Amis
ISBN 13: 9780140186307
ISBN 10: 140186301
Edition: Revised
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Publication Date: 1992-06-22
Format: Paperback
Pages: 251
List Price: $15.00
 
 

Kingsley Amis has written a marvelously funny novel describing the attempts of England's postwar generation to break from that country's traditional class structure. When it appeared in England, LUCKY JIM provoked a heated controversy in which everyone took sides. Even W. Somerset Maugham reviewed the book, happily with great favor: "Mr. Kingsley Amis is so talented, his observations so keen, that you cannot fail to be convinced that the young men he so brilliantly describes truly represent the classes with which his novel is concerned."