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Einstein's Monsters By Martin Amis

Einstein's Monsters
by Martin Amis

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An ex-circus strongman, veteran of Warsaw, 1939, and Notting Hill rough-justice artist, meets his own personal holocaust and 'Einsteinian' destiny;
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Einstein's Monsters by Martin Amis

An ex-circus strongman, veteran of Warsaw, 1939, and Notting Hill rough-justice artist, meets his own personal holocaust and 'Einsteinian' destiny; maximum boredom and minimum love-making are advised in a 2020 epidemic; a virulent new strain of schizophrenia overwhelms the young son of a 'father of the nuclear age'; evolution takes a rebarbative turn in a Kafkaesque love story; and the history of the earth is frankly discussed by one who has witnessed it all. The stories in this collection form a unity and reveal a deep preoccupation: '"Einstein's Monsters" refers to nuclear weapons but also to ourselves,' writes Amis in his enlightening introductory essay, 'We are Einstein's monsters: not fully human, not for now.'

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Einstein's Monsters Reviews


"A phenomenal writer. He has style as quick and efficient as a flick-knife, and a gift for the grotesque that makes other people's nightmares look like Victorian watercolours" * Sunday Times *
"Amis is first-rate; arguing inventing, demonstrating, parodying, being funny and shocking in the same breath" * Observer *
"Amis's introduction to these five stories is a beautifully judged piece of polemic; a carefully reasoned emotionally charged attack on the unthinkable folly of nuclear war - an elegant, funny, moving book" * Daily Telegraph *

About Martin Amis


Martin Amis is the author of fourteen novels, the memoir Experience, two collections of stories and six collections of non-fiction. He lives in New York.

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GOR001406485
Einstein's Monsters by Martin Amis
Martin Amis
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Vintage Publishing
1998-10-01
128
0099768917
9780099768913
N/A
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