Kingsley Amis won the 1986 Booker for The Old Devils, which is considered by many, including his son and fellow author Martin, to be his masterpiece.
As Jake nears his 60th birthday, his hitherto faithful - to him, at least - companion goes missing. Kingsley Amis leads the hunt for Jake’s libido.
When trout with almonds and Thunderball on the television seems a more enticing prospect than a romp with your bosomy ex-mistress from Baltimore then something is seriously wrong - or so thinks Jake Richardson, an Oxford don nearing 60 with a lifetime’s lechery behind him.
About the AuthorKingsley Amis was born in London. He is renowned as one of the finest English comic novelists of the second half of the 20th century.