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Martin Amis: The Biography by Richard Bradford

Sam Leith is disappointed that our most famous living novelist remains an enigma

Where’s Invasion of the Space Invaders? That’s what I want to know. Only by consulting Richard Bradford’s bibliography would you know that in 1982 Martin Amis published a book — subtitled ‘An Addict’s Guide’ — on how to win at Space Invaders, and that he (presumably) hasn’t let it come back into print.

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