In this remarkable work of autobiography, the son of the great comic novelist Kingsley Amis explores his relationship with his father and writes about the various crises of Kingsley's life, including the final one of his death. Amis also reflects on the life and legacy of his cousin, Lucy Partington, who disappeared without trace in 1973 and was exhumed twenty years later from the basement of Frederick West, one of Britain's most prolific serial murderers.
A near-fine first edition - the is some very slight push-in to the bottom of the spine. In a very good unclipped dust jacket - there is some minor wrinkling to the top of the jacket, and there are several places where the finish is slightly raised along the folds.
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