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Martin Amis 1949-2023: How The Spectator covered his life

21 May 2023

8:00 PM

21 May 2023

8:00 PM

Martin Amis died in Florida on Friday, of oesophageal cancer at the age of 73. Some of The Spectator’s best writers praised, reviled, laughed at and scorned Amis throughout his career. Here’s some extracts from our archive:

The Rachel Papers

‘The narrative is often very funny indeed, but I suspect that Martin Amis is getting the last laugh.

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