Literature and Fiction ebooks
Series: NYRB Classics
Paperback: 136 pages
Publisher: NYRB Classics; Reprint edition (April 28, 2015)
Product Dimensions: 5.2 x 0.4 x 8 inches
Amazon Rank: 617537
Format: PDF Text TXT ebook
Ending Up is a grimly hilarious dance of death, full of bickering, bitching, backstabbing, drinking (of course), and idiocy of all sorts. It is a book about dying people and about a dying England, clinging to its memories of greatness as it succumbs to terminal decay.Everyone wants a comfortable place to die, and Kingsley Amis’s characters have found it in Tuppeny-happeny Cottage, where assorted s...
Ending Up (Nyrb Classics) reviews:
Funny...Before beginning Amis' Ending Up, I had been pondering my approaching senior citizen status. As I'm of a churlish disposition in general(I swear it's everyone else, not me!), I have commented...