Kingsley Amis

Kingsley Amis

Kingsley Amis was born in Clapham, Lambeth, London, England on April 16th, 1922 and passed away at the age of 73 on October 22nd, 1995.

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Kingsley Amis Stats: The highest rated book by Kingsley Amis on Book Notification is Lucky Jim, the first novel in the Jim Dixon series. The second-highest rated book is The Old Devils, a Standalone novel.

The most read book by Kingsley Amis on Book Notification is Lucky Jim, the first novel in the Jim Dixon series. The second most read book is The Old Devils, a Standalone novel.

Below is a complete list of Kingsley Amis books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series. The most popular series by Kingsley Amis is the Jim Dixon Series.

List of Jim Dixon Books in Publication Order

List of Patrick Standish and Jenny Bunn Books in Publication Order

List of Spectrum Books in Publication Order (with Robert Conquest)

List of James Bond (Extended) Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Colonel Sun
1968
2
License Renewed ( By: John Gardner)
1981
3
For Special Services ( By: John Gardner)
1982
4
Icebreaker ( By: John Gardner)
1983
5
Role of Honor ( By: John Gardner)
1984
6
Nobody Lives Forever ( By: John Gardner)
1986
7
No Deals, Mr. Bond ( By: John Gardner)
1987
8
Scorpius ( By: John Gardner)
1988
9
Licence to Kill ( By: John Gardner)
1989
10
10
Win, Lose or Die ( By: John Gardner)
1989
11
Brokenclaw ( By: John Gardner)
1990
12
The Man from Barbarossa ( By: John Gardner)
1991
13
Death Is Forever ( By: John Gardner)
1992
14
Never Send Flowers ( By: John Gardner)
1993
15
SeaFire ( By: John Gardner)
1994
16
GoldenEye ( By: John Gardner)
1995
17
Cold Fall ( By: John Gardner)
1996
18
Zero Minus Ten ( By: Raymond Benson)
1997
19
Tomorrow Never Dies ( By: Raymond Benson)
1997
20
The Facts of Death ( By: Raymond Benson)
1998
21
The World is Not Enough ( By: Raymond Benson)
1999
22
10
High Time to Kill ( By: Raymond Benson)
1999
23
Doubleshot ( By: Raymond Benson)
2000
24
Never Dream of Dying ( By: Raymond Benson)
2001
25
The Man With the Red Tattoo ( By: Raymond Benson)
2002
26
Die Another Day ( By: Raymond Benson)
2002
27
4
Devil May Care (By: Sebastian Faulks)
2008
28
7.2
Carte Blanche (By: Jeffery Deaver)
2011
29
6
Solo (By: William Boyd)
2013
30
8.3
Trigger Mortis (By: Anthony Horowitz)
2015
31
9
Forever and a Day ( By: Anthony Horowitz)
2018
32
With a Mind to Kill (By: Anthony Horowitz)
2022
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List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
My Enemy's Enemy
1962
2
One Fat Englishman
1963
3
The Egyptologists
1966
4
The Anti-Death League
1966
5
I Want It Now
1968
6
The Green Man
1969
7
Girl, 20
1971
8
Dear Illusion
1972
9
The Riverside Villas Murder
1973
10
Ending Up
1974
11
The Crime of the Century
1975
12
The Alteration
1976
13
The Darkwater Hall Mystery
1978
14
Jake's Thing
1978
15
Russian Hide-and-Seek
1980
16
Stanley and the Women
1984
17
10
The Old Devils
1986
18
The Folks That Live on the Hill
1990
19
We Are All Guilty
1991
20
The Russian Girl
1992
21
The Biographer's Moustache
1995

List of Short Story Collections in Publication Order

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
New Maps of Hell
1960
2
The James Bond Dossier
1965
3
What Became of Jane Austen?
1970
4
Tennyson (With: Alfred Tennyson)
Tennyson (With: Alfred Tennyson)
1972
5
On Drink
1972
6
Rudyard Kipling and His World
1975
7
Harold's Years
1977
8
An Arts Policy?
1979
9
Everyday Drinking
1983
10
How's Your Glass?
1984
11
The Great British Songbook
1986
12
The Amis Collection
1990
13
Memoirs
1991
14
Kingsley Amis in Life and Letters
1991
15
You Can't Do Both
1994
16
The King's English
1996
17
The Letters of Kingsley Amis
2000
18
Conversations with Kingsley Amis
2009
19
Raising a Smile
2019

List of Kingsley Amis Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Faber Popular Reciter
1921
2
Writing in America
1962
3
Five-Odd / Possible Tomorrows
1964
4
Spectrum IV
1965
5
The Best of British SF 2
1977
6
The New Oxford Book of Light Verse
1978
7
Right Turn: Eight Men Who Changed Their Minds
1978
8
Best for Winter
1979
9
The Golden Age of Science Fiction
1981
10
The Penguin Book of Modern British Short Stories
1987
11
The Amis Anthology
1988
12
The Little Book of Horrors: Tiny Tales of Terror
1992
13
The Amis Story Anthology
1992
14
The Young Oxford Book of Nightmares
2000
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Kingsley Amis: Biography

Kingsley Amis (Kingsley William Amis) was born on April 16th, 1922. Kingsley passed away October 22nd, 1995 at 73 years old. Kingsley Amis was born in Clapham, Lambeth, London, England.

Kingsley Amis (Kingsley William Amis) is probably best known for his Standalone Novels. There are currently 21 novels available. The first standalone was released in 1962 with the novel My Enemy's Enemy. The most recently released novel was The Biographer's Moustache which was released in 1995.

Kingsley Amis also wrote the Non-Fiction Books series which has 19 books including New Maps of Hell and The James Bond Dossier.

Kingsley Amis: Awards & Accolades

Amis' book, The Old Devils won the Booker Prize, Best Fiction Book, in 1986.

Kingsley Amis books have also been nominated for multiple awards, The Riverside Villas Murder was nominated for the Crime Writer's Association Award, Gold Dagger Award, in 1973. Ending Up was nominated for the Booker Prize, Best Fiction Book, in 1974. Jake's Thing was nominated for the Booker Prize, Best Fiction Book, in 1978.

Related Authors

The most common authors followed by users who also follow Kingsley Amis are:

  1. Stephen King, author of The Dark Tower Series.
  2. Margaret Atwood, author of The Handmaid's Tale Series.
  3. Michael Connelly, author of the Harry Bosch Series.
  4. Jeffrey Archer, author of the Detective William Warwick Series.
  5. Paula Hawkins, author of the novel: The Girl on the Train.

Kingsley Amis: F.A.Q

When was Kingsley Amis Born?

Kingsley Amis was born on April 16th, 1922.

When did Kingsley Amis die?

Kingsley Amis died on October 22nd, 1995 at 73 years old.

Where was Kingsley Amis Born?

Kingsley Amis was born in Clapham, Lambeth, London, England.

What book awards has Kingsley Amis won?

Amis' book, The Old Devils won the award Booker Prize, Best Fiction Book, in 1986.

What was the first book Kingsley Amis wrote?

The first novel written by Kingsley Amis was Bright November, published in 1947.

What was the most recent book Kingsley Amis wrote?

His most recently released work was Raising a Smile on January 1st, 2019.

How many books has Kingsley Amis written?

Kingsley Amis has written 59 books excluding contributions to anthologies. 4 books in the Jim Dixon Series, 2 books in the Patrick Standish and Jenny Bunn Series, 3 books in the Spectrum Series, 1 book in the James Bond (Extended) Series, 1 book in the James Bond Non-Fiction Series, 21 Standalone Novels, 9 books in the Short Story Collections, 19 books in the Non-Fiction Books.

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