Difficulties With Girls by Kingsley Amis

By Kingsley Amis

Set in London in the course of the mid Sixties, this novel explores the dual jungles of sexual liberation and place of work politics in a distinctive literary publishing apartment. Kingsley Amis additionally wrote "The eco-friendly Man", "The Riverside Villas homicide" and "That doubtful Feeling".

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But breasts were in a league of their own, they were not all that counted by any means, but they did sort of upgrade the whole package into the danger area. Knowing as much about them as she did, she might have been expected, after a couple of previous meetings, to have marked down Barbara Giles’s. And the rest of her was presumably no more than up to standard, even if you happened to fancy that kind of thin-faced indignant-expression blonde type. And yet, with all her experience, it was as if she had been setting eyes on them, this pair of breasts, for the first time.

One of the best. ’ ‘Oh yes, Melbourne. ’ ‘Christ, it does sound a lot, doesn’t it? Funny how people come and go. You see, Bruce has been stuck up in Glasgow teaching English for I don’t know how long. Beats me what good he thinks he’s done himself up there. ’ From her couple of inches’ greater height Jenny had an excellent view of the dandruff on the poet’s head, looking whiter than dandruff generally did because of the extreme blackness of his hair, and hence more conspicuous. ’ ‘What, with sunny Italy just down the road?

At this news the poetess’s attention vanished as suddenly as Simon’s, but then was miraculously restored just long enough to last while she asked Jenny if she had a car here and was told no, it was Patrick who did the —‘So this is the famous Patrick’s wife on stage at long last,’ said a man who had come up on Jenny’s other side. He said it without parting his teeth, the bottom row of which he kept permanently on view although it was not quite complete. He must have been nearly fifty but was got up for a nature ramble.

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