Kingsley Amis was an English novelist, poet, and satirist. He wrote more than twenty novels, six volumes of poetry, a memoir, various short stories, as well as literary criticism. Amis has been called the finest English comic novelist of the second half of the twentieth century. In 2008, the Times of London ranked Kingsley Amis thirteenth on their list of the fifty greatest British authors since 1945. He is the father of British novelist Martin Amis. Kingsley Amis died in 1995.
Colonel Sun is the kind of villain to make a Bondophile salivate.
An exciting, violent, sadistic and sexy piece of reading.
Vigorous, quite exciting. The action is quite well done.
Amis has all the ingredients for success: an exotic, troubled, international setting, a beautiful girl, frequent imbibings, and even more frequent killings.
Mr. Amis has now given Bond back to the readers.