Late Show: Face to Face - Martin Amis

In this intimate interview, Martin Amis talks to Jeremy Isaacs about his writing and the experiences that have helped to develop his literary style. The wide-ranging conversation covers the novelist's childhood and his relationship with his father, author Kingsley Amis, his attitude to his characters, the depiction of the grotesque in his books and his belief in the important role that US writers will play in the future of the novel.

In 2000, Amis published the memoir 'Experience', in which he explored the events and media-inspired rumours that have made an impact on his life and career. The book was awarded the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for biography.

↗ Originally broadcast 25 October 1993.

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