The Pregnant Widow by Martin Amis

The Pregnant Widow

Martin Amis

Keith was in the vanguard of the sexual revolution of 1970. Or, looking back years later, was he? Men Behaving Badly meets QI on Eng Lit in this witty and moving novel.

Extract

In an attempt to alleviate the chronic sexual problems he suffered throughout the 1970s (and throughout the 1980s and beyond), Keith spent several lunchtimes in a succession of Mayfair escort agencies, where, hovered over by genteel madams, he sat in parlours resembling miniature airport lounges with stacks of brochures on his lap.

Parallels
  • Alpha Male by William Brandt
  • The Tin Man by Martin Shannon

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