Martin Amis

British novelist

Lived from: 1949-

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    Bullets cannot be recalled. They cannot be uninvented. But they can be taken out of the gun.
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    Every writer hopes or boldly assumes that his life is in some sense exemplary, that the particular will turn out to be universal.
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    Money doesn't mind if we say it's evil, it goes from strength to strength. It's a fiction, an addiction, and a tacit conspiracy.
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    More will mean worse.
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    Style is not neutral; it gives moral directions.
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    Weapons are like money; no one knows the meaning of enough.
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About Martin Amis

Martin Louis Amis (born 25 August 1949) is a British novelist. His best-known novels are Money (1984) and London Fields (1989). He has received the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for his memoir Experience and has been listed for the Booker Prize twice to date (shortlisted in 1991 for Time's Arrow and longlisted in 2003 for Yellow Dog). Amis served as the Professor of Creative Writing at the Centre for New Writing at the University of Manchester until 2011. In 2008, The Times named him one of the 50 greatest British writers since 1945.

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