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Martin Amis

Martin Amis was born on August 25, 1949 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England. He is a writer and actor, known for Saturn 3 (1980), The Rachel Papers (1989) and Dead Babies (2000). See full bio »

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Known For

Saturn 3
Saturn 3 Writer
(1980)
The Rachel Papers
(1989)
Dead Babies
Dead Babies Writer
(2000)

Filmography

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 2016 London Fields (novel) (completed)
 2010 Money (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (2010) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.1 (2010) ... (novel)
 2000 Dead Babies (novel)
 1989 The Rachel Papers (novel)
 1987 The Nihilist's Double Vision (TV Movie) (original story)
 1980 Saturn 3 (screenplay)
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Other Works:

Novel: "Success" See more »

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1 Print Biography | 3 Interviews | 23 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »
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It's becoming clearer and clearer to me that the world is there to be celebrated by writers, and in fact this is what all the good ones do, and that the great fashion for gloom and grimness was in fact a false path that certain writers took, I think in response to the horrors of the first half of the twentieth century. Theodor Adorno's line, 'No poetry after Auschwitz' is in fact contradicted by ... See more »

Trivia:

After reading "nothing but science fiction till he was fifteen or sixteen," as his father Kingsley Amis complained, Martin did extremely poorly in school until he determined to enter Oxford's Exeter College. He studied Latin and poetry to pass the entrance exam and graduated with a degree in English with first-class honors. He went to work as a book reviewer for the London Observer in 1971, and ... See more »

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