Kingsley Amis on Desert Island Discs: November 9th 1986 (Part One)

Kingsley Amis

Kingsley Amis

Kingsley Amis won the 1986 Booker Prize for his novel The Old Devils. In conversation with Michael Parkinson, he talks about his childhood in South London, the success of his first published novel Lucky Jim, which he wrote when a lecturer at Swansea University, and his subsequent career as a don at Cambridge and then as a full-time novelist.

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