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‘Lionel Asbo: State of England’ by Martin Amis

‘Lionel Asbo: State of England’ by Martin Amis | Lionel Asbo | Scoop.it
Martin Amis’s “Lionel Asbo: State of England” explores the relationship between a ruthless, psychotic thug and his nephew, as the two live out their lives in a brutish neighborhood.
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LRB · Adam Mars-Jones · Anti-Dad: Amis Resigns

LRB · Adam Mars-Jones · Anti-Dad: Amis Resigns | Lionel Asbo | Scoop.it
To rate his achievement at its least, Martin Amis has been for upwards of 25 years the By Appointment purveyor of classic sentences to his generation.
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Martin Amis's Lionel Asbo: A satirical look at Britain's working class

Martin Amis's Lionel Asbo: A satirical look at Britain's working class | Lionel Asbo | Scoop.it
Lacking his usual cosy patter and opinionated arguments, author Martin Amis lets his latest novel, Lionel Asbo: State Of England, do the talking.
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Hay Festival 2012: Lionel Asbo by Martin Amis: exclusive extract - Telegraph

Hay Festival 2012: Lionel Asbo by Martin Amis: exclusive extract - Telegraph | Lionel Asbo | Scoop.it
A hilarious extract from Lionel Asbo, the audacious new novel by Martin Amis...
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Lionel Asbo, By Martin Amis

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Lionel Asbo returns Martin Amis to the state-of-the-nation novel, and to his perpetual interest in satirising the life and aspirations of the English underclass.
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Martin Amis: LIONEL ASBO: STATE OF ENGLAND

Martin Amis: LIONEL ASBO: STATE OF ENGLAND | Lionel Asbo | Scoop.it
Elbow through the argy-bargy surrounding Martin Amis’ latest stinging satire, and you’ll find a surprisingly tender story.
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New Statesman - Lionel Asbo: State of England by Martin Amis – review

New Statesman - Lionel Asbo: State of England by Martin Amis – review | Lionel Asbo | Scoop.it
Martin Amis’s latest book shows his changing vision of London.
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Lionel Asbo: State of England by Martin Amis – review

Lionel Asbo: State of England by Martin Amis – review | Lionel Asbo | Scoop.it
Martin Amis's vision of modern England is filthy, inventive, topical, cruel, breathtaking – a Big Mac made from filet mignon, says Nicola Barker...
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Lionel Asbo by Martin Amis divides critics

Lionel Asbo by Martin Amis divides critics | Lionel Asbo | Scoop.it
Is Lionel Asbo all about a 'cartoon chav' or is the novel a return to form for Martin Amis?
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Lionel Asbo: State of England, By Martin Amis

Lionel Asbo: State of England, By Martin Amis | Lionel Asbo | Scoop.it

Ghastly but intermittently (like all Amis hero-villains) lovable, Lionel is a clever man who ought to know better but chooses not to, and is, we infer, encouraged by the world he inhabits. His drawback as a character is that his utterances are so over-loaded with satirical freight ("Why aren't you out smashing windows?" he admonishes Des at one point. "It's not healthy") that the reader simply disbelieves in him.

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Martin Amis on Newsnight (June 13th 2012)

Writer Martin Amis appears on the BBC programme Newsnight with Jeremy Paxman to speak about his latest novel, Lionel Asbo, and related subjects.
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