Malcolm, Peter and Charlie and their Soave-sodden wives have one main ambition left in life: to drink Wales dry. But their routine is both shaken and stirred when they are joined by professional Welshman Alun Weaver (CBE) and his wife, Rhiannon.
A copy should be given out with every bus pass.
A brilliant novel. It is sadly comic and comically sad
He was a genuine comic writer, probably the best after P. G. Wodehouse ... He had a lasting influence and was a very good novelist
A bloody funny lovely bloody book... A genius at full throttle
In these explicit days, Mr Amis is the laureate of the unsayable, the literary it man