Martin Amis dead – The British author who wrote the novels ‘Money’ and ‘London Fields’ has died at the age of 73 after suffering from cancer
British author Martin Amis has died after losing his battle with cancer.
The 73-year-old writer reportedly died of esophageal cancer at his home in Lake Worth, Fla., on Friday.
Amis is best known for his books Money: A Suicide Note, London Fields, and The Information.
He was also one of the most famous writers to shape the British literary scene in the 1980s.
Isabel Fonseca, his wife, confirmed that the cause of death was esophageal cancer.
The prestigious Booker Prizes paid tribute to the literary giant on Twitter.
The post said: “We are saddened to hear that Martin Amis, one of the most celebrated and discussed novelists of the last 50 years, has passed away.”
“Our thoughts are with his family and friends.”
Born in Oxford in 1949, Amis was educated at schools in the UK and abroad.
Eventually he went to Exeter College, Oxford, where he graduated with honors in English.
The popular writer was the son of Kingsley Amis – a 1986 Booker Prize winner.
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