Yellow dog (Relié)

Martin Amis

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  • Jonathan Cape

  • Paru le : 01/01/2003
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When 'dream husband' Xan Meo is vengefully assaulted in the garden of a London pub, he suffers head-injury and personality-change. Like a spiritual convert, the familial paragon becomes an anti-husband, an anti-father. He submits to an Mien moral system - one among many to be found in these pages. We are introduced to the inverted worlds of the 'yellow'journalist, Clint Smoker; to the high priest of hardmen, Joseph Andrews; and to Royce Traynor, the corpse in the hold of a stricken airliner, apparently determined, even in death, to bring down the plane that carries his spouse. Meanwhile, we explore the entanglements of Henry England: his incapacitated wife, Pamela; his Chinese mistress, He Zizhen; his fifteen-year-old daughter, Victoria, the victim of a filmed 'intrusion' that rivets the world - because she is the future Queen of England, and her father, Henry IX, is its king. Martin Amis's new novel is a comic masterpiece, darkly in tune with the endlessly shifting moral values of our troubled planet. But Amis is also concerned with what is changeless and perhaps unchangeable: patriarchy, and the entire edifice of masculinity; the violence arising between man and man; the tortuous alliances between men and women; and the vanished dream that we can protect our future and our progeny.
  • Date de parution : 01/01/2003
  • Editeur : Jonathan Cape
  • ISBN : 0-224-05061-3
  • EAN : 9780224050616
  • Présentation : Relié
  • Nb. de pages : 340 pages
  • Poids : 0.66 Kg
  • Dimensions : 16,1 cm × 24,0 cm × 3,0 cm

Biographie de Martin Amis

Martin Amis is the author of nine novel, two collections of stories and six collections of non-fiction. Koba the Dread, the successor to his celebrated memoir, Experience was published by Cape in 2002.

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