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I've never read him but I've ordered Lucky Jim. Are there any group members who know his work well?
(Tentatively raises hand...)
As a general rule, his early stuff is better than the later stuff. The sexism was always present, but it was more mainstream in the '50s; and, while Amis did change with the times, remarkably, it was in a retrograde direction.
(Similarly: in the '50s, Amis was a fan and proponent of 'jazz' - - but by the 1970s, he found Miles Davis unacceptable.)
That said, he was generally a reliable craftsman; I've read most of his output, and can think of only a couple real clunkers (from late in his career...).