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10 thoughts on “Visiting Mrs Nabokov

  1. says:

    Martin Amis writing jazzy restrained well informed and right minded journalism about the titular Mrs VN nuclear lunacy the making of Robocop II nude sunbathing at Cannes darts snooker poker getting expelled John Updike John Lennon Elton John's soccer team's trip to China in flight turbulence Nicholson Baker Phillip Larkin underhanded bouts of chess between Kasparov and Kaparov Salman Rushdie Saul Bellow and t

  2. says:

    My favorite passageJust before the 1978 Championship I interviewed Korchnoi in London at the Savoy At one point twisting powerfully in his chair he became silent and then grew dreamy With some wistfulness he confessed that he despaired of ever bringing home to people in the West the crawling sliminess the full suidgy horror of An

  3. says:

    Enjoyable pieces written by Amis in the 1980s and 1990s The best articles were the ones about Salman Rushdie Saul Bellow Issac Assimov and Martin's visit to Vera Nabokov

  4. says:

    What a brilliant title so inspired and inciting this book has got The contents however were a little bit disappointing a hurry scurry of places games people whose only connection was as the author himself says in the Introduction “getting out of the house”And these “excursions” outdoors imply not only visits to some famous widows but

  5. says:

    Martin Amis is one of my favorite writers but this collection of non fiction just kind of sucks I don't give a fuck about nukes

  6. says:

    Astonishingly well written always insightful by turns hilarious and deadly serious and with an admirable variation of topics Amis's essays are the best I've read since the peak of Vidal's career In other words he vies with his late friend Christopher Hitchens as the best essayist of the last twenty or so years This collection is a superb introduction to Amis's body of work and the pleasures it provides are c

  7. says:

    He's at his best when he writes about other writers and their writings Greene Updike Ballard Naipaul Bellow Rushdie Larkin Burgess and of course Nabokov But there is no worst in this collection only less than best These are the pieces like RoboCop II Expelled and Cannes which though well done seem a bit too ephemeral to b

  8. says:

    Amis is amusing but not nearly as funny or original as I wish he was The best stuff is all about authors and their lives Graham Greene VS Pritch

  9. says:

    i feel sad that mrs nabokov had to put up with this guy in her old age

  10. says:

    Anything with Nabokov in the title will get my attention and this collection of interviews doesn't disappoint The Nabokov essay is wonderful as are other literary meetings John Updike JG Ballard Salman Rushdie A

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Fuelled by innumerable cigarettes Martin Amis provides dazzling portraits of contemporaries and mentors alike Larkin and Rushdie; Greene and Pritchett; Ballard and Burgess and Nicholson Baker; John Updike warts and all Vigorously zipping across t Martin Amis writing jazzy restrained well informed and right minded journalism about the titular Mrs VN nuclear lunacy the making of Robocop II nude sunbathing at Cannes darts snooker poker getting expelled John Updike John Lennon Elton John s soccer team s trip to China in flight turbulence Nicholson Baker Phillip Larkin underhanded bouts of chess between Kasparov and Kaparov Salman Rushdie Saul Bellow and the weird world of Republican primary buffoonery what s not to love Whether writing about being snubbed by Madonna or taking Roman Polanski to task for being a dirty old pervert Amis always makes for a compulsive voice to read

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Visiting Mrs Nabokov

Ss; and some brisk but vicious poker with Al Alvarez and David MametSex without Madonna expulsion from school a Stones gig that should have been gagged on set with Robocop or on court with Gabriela Sabatini this is Martin Amis at his electric bes i feel sad that mrs nabokov had to put up with this guy in her old age

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O Washington he exposes the double think of nuke speak; in New Orleans the Republican Convention gets a going over And then there's sport he visits the world of darts and its disastrous attempt to clean itself up; dirty tricks in the world of che Martin Amis is one of my favorite writers but this collection of non fiction just kind of sucks I don t give a fuck about nukes