Author:Amis, Kingsley

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The Riverside Villas Murder

By: Amis, Kingsley

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich: 1973

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 019425

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in red quarter cloth & black paper-wrapped boards. Red top edge. Light rubbing to boards. Text is clean in solid square binding. White jacket is bright with rubbing to extremities & crease to front flap. The author's 2nd mystery novel. Set in 1930s England with a 14 year-old hero. "Clever, comic, and chilling." View more info

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The Crime of the Century

By: Amis, Kingsley (1922-1995)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The Mysterious Press: 1989

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 019583

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in black quarter cloth & blue paper-wrapped boards. Light rubbing jacket extremities. No tears or chips. Text is clean in solid square binding. First published as a six-part serial in the London Sunday Times. Readers were invited to solve the crime. The winning entry is reprinted here along with Amis's own solution. "A Very British Mystery." View more info

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Jake's Thing.

By: Amis, Kingsley.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Viking Press.: 1979.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 18311

Condition: Near fine in good dust jacket. Offsetting to endpapers from clippings. Book is square & text clean in solid binding. Jacket worn at front fore edge. Small closed tear at top of rear panel. Price intact on front flap.


The Daily Mail called this the funniest novel the author has done since Lucky Jim. Several Amis related newspaper articles laid in by former owner. View more info

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The Riverside Villas Murder.

By: Amis, Kingsley.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London., Jonathan Cape.: 1973.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 18904

Condition: Near fine in very good edge rubbed & price clipped dust jacket. Spot of soil to bottom page edges.


The author's 2nd mystery novel. Set in 1930s England. Only a young 14-year-old boy and his friend Reg guess the truth about the killer in their small country town. Book review laid in. View more info