The Resource Middle England : a novel, Jonathan Coe

Middle England : a novel, Jonathan Coe

Label
Middle England : a novel
Title
Middle England
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan Coe
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"From the acclaimed author of The Rotters' Club and The Closed Circle comes the novel for our strange contemporary times. Beginning nine years ago on the outskirts of Birmingham, where car factories have been replaced by chain retail, and London, where both frenzied riots and Olympic fever plague the streets, Middle England tracks a brilliantly vivid cast of characters through the transformation of their society. There are newlyweds Ian and Sophie, who disagree about England's future and, possibly, their relationship; Doug, the political commentator who writes impassioned columns about austerity from his Chelsea townhouse while his radical, teenage daughter undertakes a relentless quest for universal justice; Benjamin Trotter, who embarks on an apparently doomed new career in middle age, and his father Colin, whose last wish is to vote LEAVE in the Brexit referendum. Through all these lives we see this very tentatively united kingdom itself: a place of nostalgia and delusion, bewilderment and barely suppressed rage. As acutely alert to the absurdity of the political classes as it is compassionate about those left behind by elites of all sorts, this is a novel only Jonathan Coe could have written"--
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Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Coe, Jonathan
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6053.O26
LC item number
M56 2019
Literary form
fiction
Label
Middle England : a novel, Jonathan Coe
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn1076514785
Dimensions
cm
Extent
pages
Isbn
9780525656470
Lccn
2019010993
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1076514785
Label
Middle England : a novel, Jonathan Coe
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn1076514785
Dimensions
cm
Extent
pages
Isbn
9780525656470
Lccn
2019010993
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1076514785

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