The Old Devils by Kingsley Amis

The Old Devils is a novel by Kingsley Amis, first published in 1986. The novel won the Booker Prize. Alun Weaver, a notable but obnoxious author, returns to his native Wales with his wife Rhiannon, sometime girlfriend of Weaver's old acquaintance Peter Thomas. Weaver begins associating with a group of former friends, all of whom have continued to live locally while he was away. As well as Thomas, they include Malcolm Cellan-Davies and the alcoholic Charlie Norris. While drinking in the house of another acquaintance, Weaver drops dead, leaving the rest of the group to pick up the pieces of their brief reunion.

The 794th greatest fiction book of all time

This book is on the following lists:

  1. - Man Booker Prize (Man Booker Prize)
  2. - 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die (The Book)

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Name Binding Sales Rank Lowest New Lowest Used Published
Los viejos demonios (Spanish Edition) Kindle Edition 1512739 $14.99 2011
Old Devils Paperback 3153799 $121.60 $0.01 1987
The Old Devils Audio Cassette 9146594 $49.85 1988
The Old Devils Paperback 2572018 $9.93 $3.22
The Old Devils Hardcover 1024951 $43.13 $2.79 1987
The Old Devils: A Novel Paperback 1755085 $42.29 $0.99 1988
Los viejos demonios / The Old Devils (Palabra en el tiempo / Word at the Time) (Spanish Edition) Hardcover 13579765 $30.91 $647.64 2011
The Old Devils (New York Review Books Classics) Paperback 389994 $10.95 $2.71 2012
The Old Devils Hardcover 1640898 $15.90 $0.85 1986
The Old Devils (New York Review Books Classics) Kindle Edition 206774 $9.99 2012