About this book
Vintage paperback edition of Amis's autobiography, in which he explores his relationship with his father and the murder of his cousin by Fred West, recounts a wealth of anecdotes, and provides portraits of fellow authors such as Saul Bellow, Philip Larkin and Robert Graves. ""Experience" is a beautiful, and beautifully strange book... rich and sedimented prose that displays all of Amis's usual powers of simple paradox" "Guardian".
Explores the author's relationship with his father. This title also reflects on the life and legacy of the author's cousin, Lucy Partington, who disappeared without trace in 1973 and was exhumed twenty years later from the basement of Frederick West, one of Britain's prolific serial murderers.