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Martin Amis

Martin Louis Amis (25 August 1949) is a British novelist. His best-known novels are Money (1984) and London Fields (1989). He has been received the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for his memoir Experience and has been listed for the Booker Prize twice to date (shortlisted in 1991 for Time's Arrow and longlisted in 2003 for Yellow Dog)). Amis served as the Professor of Creative Writing at the Centre for New Writing at the University of Manchester until 2011. The Times named him in 2008 as one of the 50 greatest British writers since 1945.

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    Money doesn’t mind if we say it’s evil, it goes from strength to strength. It’s a fiction, an addiction, and a tacit conspiracy.
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    You know, we always called each other “goodfellas,” like you’d say to somebody “you’re gonna like this guy, he’s all right, he’s a goodfella, he’s one of us.” You understand, we were goodfellas, wiseguys.
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    Every writer hopes or boldly assumes that his life is in some sense exemplary, that the particular will turn out to be universal.
    —Martin Amis (b. 1949)