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Martin Amis - Biography, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Filmography
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Born 25 August 1949, Oxford - English novelist and critic.
Martin went to different schools in the 50s and 60s. His parents, Hilly and Kingsley, divorced when he was twelve. After the parents divorced, the children lived with their mother in Mallorca, Spain. His father was then married to the famous English writer Elizabeth Jane Howard. According to friends of the Amis family, it was she who inspired her stepson Martin to seriously take up literature.
Amis graduated from Exeter College, Oxford. After Oxford, he got a job at the Times Literary Supplement. At the age of 27, he became the literary editor for the New Statesman. Amis has regularly and successfully collaborated with the prestigious literary magazines Sunday Telegraph, Independent, London Review of Books, New York Times Book Review, Atlantic, Esquire and New Yorker.