Lucky Jim by Kingsley Amis

By: Kingsley Amis

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ISBN
9780140278705
Date Released
Binding
Paperback
Pages
256
Dimensions
111 x 181mm

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Jim Dixon has a lousy job at a second-rate university. His life is full of things he could happily do without: a tedious and ridiculous professor, a neurotic semi-detached girlfriend, burnt sheets, medieval recorder music and over-enthusiastic students. The solution seems to be fairly straightforward: pull faces behind people's back, copy others' work and make sure the pretty girls choose his course. But without luck, life is never simple... This is a book for anyone who has come to hate a job they have to keep, and who never ever has quite enough money for beer and cigarettes. A book about embarrassment, daydreams and lust, and the importance of being lucky, Jim.

'A brilliantly and preposterously funny book'
Guardian
ISBN:
9780140278705
Publication Date:
22 / 09 / 1998
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
111 x 181mm

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