Sir Kingsley Amis

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Kingsley Amis

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

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About Sir Kingsley Amis

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.

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Sir Kingsley Amis's Timeline

1922
April 16, 1922
1948
1948
Age 25
Oxfordshire, England
1949
August 25, 1949
Age 27
1954
1954
Age 31
1995
October 22, 1995
Age 73
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