A MemoirBook - 2000
Intimate, profound, deeply enjoyable and very poignant,Experienceis as riveting as a bestselling novel. With a star-studded cast that includes Robert Graves, Saul Bellow, John Travolta, Ian McEwan, Salman Rushdie, and others, it is also an unforgettable portrait of Martin's beloved father, Kingsley Amis, and is packed with his childhood letters to his parents. Here are stories about love and friendship; about fathers and brothers, and mothers (in his case, many), and children; about girlfriends and marriage(s); about his beloved cousin Lucy Partington, who disappeared as a girl, one of the victims of the arch-serial killer Frederick West; and about the joyful, unexpected discovery of an unknown 19-year-old daughter. Experiencewill become a classic memoir that will be read and cherished by many generations.
Publisher: Toronto, Ont. : Alfred A. Knopf Canada, c2000.
Characteristics: 406 p.,  p. of plates :,ill. ;,25 cm.