The Old Devils – Kingsley Amis
Reviewer: Ms Oh Waily (first published 2010)
This is the 1986 Booker Prize winner and my second Booker book this month.
I guess I’m finally on a bit of a roll.
This is also my first reading of anything by Kingsley Amis and I have to confess that it may well be my last.
According to his Wikipedia entry:
Frankly, if this is what gets you into the top ten, I’m not sure what it would take to get you in the bottom ten. Can you tell it didn’t resonate with me?
The premise of the book is the return to their homeland of Wales by Alun and Rhiannon Weaver and the ructions this causes in their old circle of friends.
Alun is a writer in the tradition…
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