Old Devils
Kingsley Amis

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Narrated By: David Sibley

Duration: 12 hours and 39 minutes

What to expect

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Malcolm, Peter and Charlie and their Soave-sodden wives have one main ambition left in life: to drink Wales dry. But their routine is both shaken and stirred when they are joined by professional Welshman Alun Weaver (CBE) and his wife, Rhiannon.

© Kingsley Amis 1986 (P) Penguin Audio 2020

Genre

Classic fiction, Humorous fiction, Narrative theme: Sense of place

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A bloody funny lovely bloody book... A genius at full throttle

Financial Times

A brilliant novel. It is sadly comic and comically sad

Anthony Burgess

He was a genuine comic writer, probably the best after P. G. Wodehouse ... He had a lasting influence and was a very good novelist

John Mortimer

In these explicit days, Mr Amis is the laureate of the unsayable, the literary it man

Sunday Telegraph

A copy should be given out with every bus pass.