Example sentences for: amis

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  • The marriage permanently unraveled, says the Globe , when the director moved out of his marital home a day after he was spotted making out with Amis in his Humvee.

  • Michiko Kakutani seems downright irritated: "The volume is basically a case of a skilled writer lazily using his sleight of hand to toss off what (with two or three exceptions) are pure exercises in craft" (the New York Times ). (Find out more about author Amis on the New York Times ' "Featured Author" page.)

  • Scott marvels at Amis' ability to write stories that "seem to have been written on a dare, or as entries in a contest to see who could get the best results from the worst ideas" (the New York Times Book Review ). But some are unimpressed with these tossed-off tales.

  • This is not the England of Tony Blair or Princess Di or Martin Amis, but the England we remember from other children's books, an England somehow perpetually Edwardian, notwithstanding certain concessions to modernity like telephones and coeducation.

  • After initial jeers, critics extend a warmer welcome to Martin Amis' detective novel, Night Train . "The novel draws its energies from the linguistic pyrotechnics of Nabokov and the human immensities of Bellow," says John Lanchester in The New Yorker , where Amis is regularly published.


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