The Rachel Papers by Martin Amis (1973)
This was the fourth novel that I read by Amis (I’ve since read Dead Babies) and the second that I have reviewed. It’s a very quick and satisfying read. The Rachel Papers also, more than any other Amis novel, makes me want to visit London.
Charles Highway is by far the most likable protagonist of the Amis works that I have read. His witty repartee and unmistakably teenaged sexual neuroticism are all too familiar and terribly fun. That being said, Continue reading