The Rachel Papers

The Rachel Papers


224 pages


Charles Highway, a precociously intelligent and highly sexed teenager, is determined to sleep with an older woman before he turns twenty. Rachel fits the bill perfectly and Charles plans his seduction meticulously, sets the scene with infinite care - but it doesn't come off quite as Charles expects...

Amis has brought off the feat of satirizing his contemporaries while making them both funny and, in a bizarre way, moving Scurrilous, shameless and very funny Times Literary Supplement Amis's arrogantly assured manner is a formidable weapon, spraying the target with disdainful wit, ingenious obscenity, astute literariness, loathing, lust, anxiety and an all-pervading hyper-self-consciousness Observer



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Ajouté le 23 décembre 2010
Nombre de lectures 3
EAN13 9781446401705
Langue English
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The Rachel Papers