EMIS Kingsley (Amis Kingsley)( English writer.)
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Biography EMIS Kingsley (Amis Kingsley)
Born April 16, 1922 in London. He studied at the City-of-London-cheekbones and St. John's College, Oxford University. He taught at the University of Swansea (South Wales); after 1961 almost all the time gave to writing. Best of his novels - Lucky Jim (Lucky Jim, 1954; rus. translated 1958), . End (Ending Up, . 1974), . Stanley and the women (Stanley and the Women, . 1984), . Old pranksters (The Old Devils, . 1986; Booker Prize), . People, . living on the hill (The Folks That Live on the Hill, . 1990) and the Russian girl (The Russian Girl, . 1994),
Novel Lucky Jim tells funny scrapes, in which a young teacher falls. End - brilliant compulsively about the death of five elderly people living together in one house. In addition, it is fun and very important book on language. Later novels, such as fad Jake (Jake's Things, 1978), problems with girls (Difficulties With Girls, 1989), humorously illuminate antifeminist views, apparently shared by Amis. He is also the author of horror story - Green man (The Green Man, . 1969), . Detectives Murder on the coastal villa (The Riverside Villas Murder, . 1973), . James Bond novels (published under the pseudonym Robert Markham), and two novels, . effect of which carried over into the future,
. Roman Girl, 20 years old (Girl, 20, 1971) - one of the most brilliant of his books. Poetry Amis, in which piercingly ironic tone reveals itself in subtle rhythm of the verse, presented in the book Selected Poems (Collected Poems, 1979). In 1991 came his memoirs (Memoirs). In 1990 he was elevated to the dignity of knighthood. Amis died in London on October 22, 1995.