Success

Martin Amis
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'A terrifying, painfully funny Swiftian exercise in moral disgust' Observer Smooth-talking, sensual and self-deluded, Gregory Riding leads an existence of formidable foppishness, his days and nights a series of effortless, titillating conquests and tireless sex - sister, employers, acquaintances are but co-stars among a cast of thousands to have passed through his busy bed. Meanwhile, Gregory's foster brother, Terry, has to make do with the leavings as he trawls through life in a miasma of grief, burdened by an unmentionable past and the unlikelihood of ever having a good time in bed. But when Success swivels her capricious gaze roles are reversed with and the Riding brothers find their lives dramatically changed. 'An instantly recognizable voice, penetrating, loquacious, slightly hysterical, upsetting, rising above the basso pseudo-profundo babble of his competitors like filed fingernails scraping down glass' Sunday Times show more
  • Vintage Publishing
  • 03 Jun 2004
  • 257
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'A terrifying, painfully funny Swiftian exercise in moral disgust' Observer Smooth-talking, sensual and self-deluded, Gregory Riding leads an existence of formidable foppishness, his days and nights a series of effortless, titillating conquests and tireless sex - sister, employers, acquaintances are but co-stars among a cast of thousands to have passed through his busy bed. Meanwhile, Gregory's foster brother, Terry, has to make do with the leavings as he trawls through life in a miasma of grief, burdened by an unmentionable past and the unlikelihood of ever having a good time in bed. But when Success swivels her capricious gaze roles are reversed with and the Riding brothers find their lives dramatically changed. 'An instantly recognizable voice, penetrating, loquacious, slightly hysterical, upsetting, rising above the basso pseudo-profundo babble of his competitors like filed fingernails scraping down glass' Sunday Times show more
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Martin Amis

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Vintage Publishing

Published Date: 

03 Jun 2004

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257

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9780099461852