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What a Carve Up! - Jonathan Coe
What a Carve Up!
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ISBN: 9780140294569 (0140294562)
Pages no: 512
Edition language: English
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3.0 What a Carve Up!
An angry savaging of the destruction of Britain by a few wealthy individuals, since WWII but especially during the "Thatcher Years"; though written in 1991 (with the Gulf War as recurring theme), a lot of it rings very true for the US in 2010. However serious in intent (and not shying away from depi...
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Billed as a send up of the English class system, but more of a dig at 80s poly-industrialist nepotism. Layers of stories within stories, augmented with letters, newspaper clippings etc. It mainly tells the story of a man trying to write a history of a powerful family, and thus tells their stories to...
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