Martin Amis

Martin Amis

British novelist and critic
America is a younger country than England, obviously, and as self-awareness is forming in America - are we a collection of immigrants, are we a load of Italians and Germans and Jews and Brits and Irish, or are we a country with a soul and an identity? - there was a subliminal sense, they knew that the writers would be the ones who would answer those questions.More Martin Amis quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is terrible to see someone being beaten up by the English language.More Martin Amis quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
You see tragedy requires persons of heroic stature. It works on the principle of people being more than humansuper-humanand also being only too human. But there just aren't many great figures around now, so the tragic mechanisms can't work.More Martin Amis quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
[On STDs] This be Nature’s way of recommending monogamy.More Martin Amis quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Like fundamentalist Judaism and medieval Christianity, Islam is totalist. That is to say, it makes a total claim on the individual.More Martin Amis quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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