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I Want It Now Kingsley Amis

I Want It Now By Kingsley Amis

I Want It Now by Kingsley Amis


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Summary

The quickest way to get rich is to marry someone rich, but how do you do this if you aren't yet rich? TV chat-show host Ronnie Appleyard is preoccupied with this question as he pursues wealthy heiress Simona Quick over two continents. But as he comes closer to his prize other questions present themselves. Is the androgenous Simona really worth it?

I Want It Now Summary

I Want It Now by Kingsley Amis

The quickest way to get rich is to marry someone rich, but how do you do this if you aren't yet rich? TV chat-show host Ronnie Appleyard is preoccupied with this question as he pursues wealthy heiress Simona Quick over two continents in the company of braying aristocrats, Greek shipping magnates, American dandies and the dreaded mother-in-law to be. But as he comes closer to his prize other questions present themselves. Is the androgenous Simona really worth it? Why doesn't she like sex? Is it possible to drink all day? With his unerring eye for absurdity and class satire Kingsley Amis shows us what happens when money meets naked ambition.

I Want It Now Reviews

Brings all the earlier works into focus. Amis is still master of the comedy of irrelevance. The novel is funny because it is serious. It is also wonderfully readable * Anthony Burgess *
Wickedly entertaining * Sunday Times *

About Kingsley Amis

Kingsley Amis's (1922-95) works take a humorous yet highly critical look at British society, especially in the period following the end of World War II. Born in London, Amis explored his disillusionment in novels such as That Uncertain Feeling (1955). His other works include The Green Man (1970), Stanley and the Women (1984), and The Old Devils (1986), which won the Booker Prize. Amis also wrote poetry, criticism, and short stories.

Additional information

GOR005551641
9780141194257
0141194251
I Want It Now by Kingsley Amis
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
2012-06-07
240
N/A
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