July 18, 2012

Kingsley Amis Children's Books

Here's an anecdote about Roald Dahl meeting Kingsley Amis at Tom Stoppard's party, and suggesting he write some children's books because, "the little bastards'd swallow it."

Alas, Amis never tried to found out.

Roald Dahl and Kingsley Amis [ivebeenreadinglately via maudnewton]

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