Kingsley Amis Quotes

No pleasure is worth giving up for the sake of two more years in a geriatric home at Weston-super-Mare.

He lay sprawled, too wicked to move, spewed up like a broken spider crab on the tarry shingle of the morning. The light did him harm, but not as much as looking at things did; he resolved, having done it once, never to move his eyeballs again. A dusty thudding in his head made the […]

It is no wonder that people are so horrible when they start their life as children.

Americans as a whole do not really care for poems or novels or plays as such, as individual works of art each of which is to a certain extent self-contained and autonomous. They like the generalizations that can be drawn from them or put into them, the messages, the bits of uplift or downpush, the […]