Sir Kingsley Amis, CBE

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Kingsley Amis, CBE

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Birthplace: Clapham, London, Middlesex, England UK
Death: Died in London, Middlesex, England UK
Immediate Family:

Son of William Robert Amis and Rosa Annie Amis
Ex-husband of Hilary Ann, Baroness Kilmarnock and Elizabeth Jane Howard, CBE
Father of Martin Louis Amis and Sally Amis

Occupation: novelist, poet, critic, and teacher
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About Sir Kingsley Amis, CBE

Sir Kingsley William Amis, CBE (16 April 1922 – 22 October 1995) was an English novelist, poet, critic, and teacher. He wrote more than 20 novels, six volumes of poetry, a memoir, various short stories, radio and television scripts, along with works of social and literary criticism. According to his biographer, Zachary Leader, Amis was "the finest English comic novelist of the second half of the twentieth century." He was the father of English novelist Martin Amis.

In 2008, The Times ranked Kingsley Amis ninth on their list of the 50 greatest British writers since 1945.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kingsley_Amis

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Sir Kingsley Amis, CBE's Timeline

1922
April 16, 1922
London, Middlesex, England UK
1948
1948
Age 25
Oxfordshire, England
1949
August 25, 1949
Age 27
1954
1954
Age 31
1965
1965
Age 42
1965
Age 42
1983
1983
Age 60
1995
October 22, 1995
Age 73
London, Middlesex, England UK