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  1. Glenn Russell Glenn Russell says:

    The Information PDF ✓ Paperback information mobile, The InformationThe Information MOBII distinctly recall reading The Information when first published back in 1995 it was like being dragged through the rough street of London, forced to breathe secondhand tobacco smoke and smell the stale liquor breath of the novel s main character, forty year old book reviewer and greatest novelist in the world wannabe Richard Tull Also featured are a mot


  2. Jessica Jessica says:

    The Information PDF ✓ Paperback information mobile, The InformationThe Information MOBII need to force myself to take a break from Martin Amis I m pretty sure I ve never felt so thoroughly repelled by yet drawn to a man I haven t slept with This creepily eroticized, one way relationship with a writer especially one with such an uncomplicatedly obnoxious public persona is embarrassing, and I shouldn t feed into it I also probably shouldn t broadcast it on the Internet, but what can I do Is this a common response to this particular author Based on talks with a few people, I t I need to force myself to take a break from Martin Amis I m pretty sure I ve neve


  3. Violet wells Violet wells says:

    The Information PDF ✓ Paperback information mobile, The InformationThe Information MOBIMartin Amis earned himself an advance of half a million quid for this novel There s probably a strong argument that this unprecedented windfall went to his head and ruined him as a novelist because it was the last decent novel he wrote I guess the


  4. Manny Manny says:

    The Information PDF ✓ Paperback information mobile, The InformationThe Information MOBIThe great thing about Goodreads is that it lets all us bibliophiles share our common love of books It s so wonderful to meet someone else who s appreciated the book the same way as you have You thought you were the only person in the world who d seen it that way, and now there are two of you And they even gave you a new angle on that character, and recommended a similar book that you didn t know existedThe rest of this review is av


  5. Brian Brian says:

    The Information PDF ✓ Paperback information mobile, The InformationThe Information MOBIAs a species we are daily bombarded assaulted, really by data An amorphous amalgamation of facts, bon mots, things of interest , learnings these events are provided in an unending stream of noise, provided to us regardless of whether we ve invited this data or no Along this continuum of static our brains run a filter program to winnow nuggets of relevance to our beings and discard the rest This is The Information This is what Martin Amis shows us, in lurid satire, that try as we might, As a species we are daily bombarded assaulted, really by data An amorphous amalgamation


  6. MJ Nicholls MJ Nicholls says:

    The Information PDF ✓ Paperback information mobile, The InformationThe Information MOBIOriginal Review This scathing and outrageously eloquent satire on literary envy is clearly Mr Amis s magnum opus Amis probes with excruciating minutiae every nook and cranny of the writer s psyche, leaving no area of the literary life unflamed with his blowtorch of masterful prose, hilarious wit, and Nabokovian wordplay Even when Amis does the proles his writing is still at its mesmerising peak This is a book writers everywhere will adore hopefully blasting a few scribes from their ego cl Original Review This scathing and outrageously eloquent satire on literary envy is clearly Mr Amis s magnum opus Amis probes with excruciating minutiae every nook and cranny of the writer s psyche, leaving no area of the lit


  7. W.D. Clarke W.D. Clarke says:

    The Information PDF ✓ Paperback information mobile, The InformationThe Information MOBII know that this is one of the most polarizing books from a very polarizing author, but it is one of my touchstones, and I consider it severely underrated I first read it when it came out in 95, and it has stuck with me ever since Re reading it now, it has lost none of its power on every single page there are at least five sentences that make me catch my breath If you dislike the trope of hyperbole Amis chief weapon in his war on the cliches that our lives have turned into , look elsewher I know that this is one of the most polarizing books from a very polarizing author,


  8. Eric Eric says:

    The Information PDF ✓ Paperback information mobile, The InformationThe Information MOBIYou really have to go back to Nabokov to find writing this exuberant Richard sat in Coach His seat was non aisle, non window and above all non smoking It was also non wide and non comfortable Hundreds of yards and hundreds of passengers away, Gywn Barry, practically horizontal on his crimson barge, shod in prestige stockings and celebrity slippers, assenting with a smile to the coaxing refills of Alpine creekwater and saguinary burgundy with which his various hostesses strove to enhance his c You really have to go back to Nabokov to find writing this exuberant Richard sat in Coach His seat was non aisle, non window and above all non smoking It was also non wide and non comfortable Hundreds of yards and hundreds of passengers away, Gywn Barry, practically horizontal on his crimson barg


  9. Brent Legault Brent Legault says:

    The Information PDF ✓ Paperback information mobile, The InformationThe Information MOBII wanted to quote something here, some line of particular wit or genius, but once I started that I wouldn t know where I d be able to quit One quote or quip would naturally lead to another and then another and before I could stop myself I d be plagiarizingkidnapping, seducingthe entir


  10. R. R. says:

    The Information PDF ✓ Paperback information mobile, The InformationThe Information MOBIOctober 18, 2006Martin Amisc oJonathan Cape LtdRandom House UK Ltd20 Vauxhall Bridge RoadLondon SW1V 2SAEnglandDear Mr Amis,I had the pleasure of reading The Information this past August while living in a motel room in Bridgeville, Pennsylvania, just outside of Pittsburgh Reading, and wandering the parking lot of Star City, an abandoned movie theater, were my sole diversions while waiting for a replacement windshield wiper to arrive at the local auto parts store Your book was a sanity saver a October 18, 2006Martin Amisc oJonathan Cape LtdRandom House UK Ltd20 Vauxhall Bridge RoadLondon SW1V 2SAEnglandDear Mr Amis,I had the pleasure of reading The Information this past August wh


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The Information The Information PDF ✓ Paperback information mobile, The InformationThe Information MOBIFame, envy, lust, violence, intrigues literary and criminal they re all here in The Information How does one writer hurt another writer This is the question novelist Richard Tull mills over, for his friend Gwyn Barry has become a darling of book buyers, award committees, and TV interviewers, even as Tull himself sinks deeper into the sub basement of literary failure The only way out of this predicament, Tull believes, is to plot the demise of Barry With The Information, Amis delivers a portrait of middle age realignment with verbal felicity and unbridled reach than anyone since Tom Wolfe forged Bonfire of the Vanities Houston Chronicle.