KINGSLEY AMIS - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 01/29/1973 For Sale
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Handwritten letter to a teacher
Autograph Letter signed: "Kingsley Amis", 1 page, 3½x5¼. Lemmons, Hadley Common, Barnet, Hertfordshire [England], 1973 January 29. On personal letterhead to "Dear Mr Pruitt", in full: "I am honored by your request, and send you my autograph twice over, as signature to this letter and along with a brief message to your students. [Second item not included.] Yours sincerely". English novelist, poet, critic and teacher Kingsley Amis (1922-1995) began writing realistic novels about everyday English life (Lucky Jim, 1954; Take a Girl Like You,1960) . His later works moved in less conventional directions, such as his metaphysical ghost story, The Green Man (1976); science fiction, The Alteration (1976); and even a James Bond novelization (Colonel Sun, 1968). Renowned for his heavy drinking and womanizing, Amis moved across the political spectrum from youthful communist to middle-aged conservative, an evolution he explained in "Why Lucky Jim Turned Right" (1967). Fine condition.
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