Kingsley Amis’ Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Apr 16, 1922

Death Date

Oct 22, 1995

Age of Death

73 years

Cause of Death

Stroke

Place of Death

Oct 22, 1995

Profession

Novelist

The novelist Kingsley Amis died at the age of 73. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

A twentieth-century British writer, poet, educator, and literary critic, he is best remembered for his humorous novels. His most famous works include Lucky Jim and That Uncertain Feeling.

He had three children, Margin, Sally and Philip, with his first wife, Hilary Bardwell, before leaving her for his second wife, Elizabeth Jane Howard.

Quotes

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“Outside every fat man there was an even fatter man trying to close in.” (Kingsley Amis)

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“If you can’t annoy somebody, there’s little point in writing.” (Kingsley Amis)

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“One of the great benefits of organised religion is that you can be forgiven your sins, which must be a wonderful thing. I mean, I carry my sins around with me, there’s nobody there to forgive them.” (Kingsley Amis)

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“His mouth had been used as a latrine by some small creature of the night, and then as its mausoleum.” (Kingsley Amis)

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“He resolved, having done it once, never to move his eyeballs again.” (Kingsley Amis)