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Regarded by many as the finest, and funniest, comic novel of the twentieth century, Lucky Jim remains as trenchant, withering, and eloquently misanthropic as when it first scandalized readers in 1954. This is the story of Jim Dixon, a hapless lecturer in medieval history at a provincial university who knows better than most that “there was no end to the ways in which nice things are nicer than...
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Very pleasant to read, reminds me of how people feel when they don't do what they want.
Feb 23rd, 2019
What a wonderful read!!! New enjoyable author!!
Jan 5th, 2018
Mar 20th, 2014
A very good book, I enjoyed it a lot more than I thought I would. I was expecting silly, slapstick humour with no real storyline but instead I found it clever and funny, with a good storyline to go with it. This has tempted me to check out Kingsley Amis' other books.
Jan 4th, 2014
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