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Martin Amis novels - ranked!

26 days ago   |   By The Guardian

As literature's oldest enfant terrible turns 70, John Self, who took his pen name from an Amis character, revisits the collected works From the portentous title on, this is a project that should have been strangled at birth. It betrays its troubled origins - the unpicked remnants of an autobiographical novel - in the thinness of the material, which is all the more scandalous when you think how rich and full Amis's other long novels are. This fiction about feminism via a 1970s Italian holiday is cheerfully vulgar but - the worst horror of all for comic writing - fundamentally...
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