All in all, however, it was well worth the read.
I felt disappointed and a bit cheated, as if the author simply got bored with writing the book and simply decided to put an end to it.
That is to say, if you're hoping for a rigid structure with unambiguous narrative and clear plot, this novel is probably not for you.
It starts off somewhat nonsensical, but it's supposed to be like that to tell the truths of this fiction. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Zinnea
This book feels like a dream. That is to say, if you're hoping for a rigid structure with unambiguous narrative and clear plot, this novel is probably not for you. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Author of Eudemonia
I'll admit that Amis knows how to write a page-turner. But there's supposed to be a climax after you turn all those pages. None of that in here. Read morePublished on April 8, 2010 by M. Bergen
'Other People' by Martin Amis is a rather perplexing read. It is well-written, interesting at times, but inevitably feels rather aimless. Read morePublished on August 12, 2005 by lazza
This is Smarty Anus at his worst - being clever for the sake of being clever, without having a real story to tell or a real theme to explore. Read morePublished on June 30, 2004
This gripping mistery story focuses a young woman, Mary Lamb, who suddently wakes up in the streets of London and doesn`t seem to remember who she is, apparently knowing nothing... Read morePublished on April 1, 2004 by gonn1000
This is not a great read but it's better than anything he's written over the past fifteen years. If you like Matin Amis (I like his earlier funnier books) try it.Published on January 22, 2004
Often I find myself reading between MA and Jeanette Winterson. In many ways they are rather the light and dark side of the heart. Read morePublished on June 10, 2002 by David
I have read almost everything by Amis (M., that is), and I think that this was just about the worst (the very bottom spot is reserved for Night Train). Read morePublished on November 14, 2001 by Fred Enderby