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The Green Man.

Kingsley Amis

The Green Man.

by Kingsley Amis

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Published by Penguin in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, London: Cape, 1969.

The Physical Object
Pagination175p.
Number of Pages175
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21142787M
ISBN 100140099506
OCLC/WorldCa59148038

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The Green Man of Kingsley Amis' novel is, in fact, a pub. If the book hadn't been written init would doubtless be called a 'gastropub' or even a 'restaurant with rooms', but I would imagine Maurice Allington, the owner of the establishment, would be appalled/5(37).

As one might The Green Man. book from the author of Lucky Jim, The Green Man is also an extremely funny book, filled with slapstick, parody and satire. Indeed, the success of this short novel depends very much on the balance that Amis maintains between fear and laughter.'' —Robert Kiely, The New York /5(24).

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The novel is set in and around an inn between London and Cambridge called "The Green Man", owned by Maurice Allington, a year-old man. The inn and its name date back to the 14th century.

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