"Apparently there is a Martin Amis character who is so crazily addicted that he starts wanting a cigarette even when he's smoking one."
Martin Amis
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  Martin Amis is a best-selling contemporary British author, whose works often satirise modern life in innovative detail.

His 1995 novel The Information features the character of Richard Tull, a frustrated writer, who talks about smoking a cigarette in between each cigarette.