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Middle England
Middle England
Coe, Jonathan, 1961-2019
Articles
Set in the Midlands and London over the last eight years, Jonathan Coe follows a brilliantly vivid cast of characters through a time of immense change and disruption in Britain. There are the early married years of Sophie and Ian who disagree about the future of Britain and, possibly, the future of their relationship; Sophie's grandfather whose final act is to send a postal vote for the European referendum; Doug, the political commentator, whose young daughter despairs of his lack of political nous and Doug's Remaining Tory politician partner who is savaged by the crazed trolls of Twitter. And within all these lives is the story of England itself: a story of nostalgia and irony; of friendship and rage, humour and intense bewilderment.
Main title:
Middle England / Jonathan Coe.
Author:
Imprint:
UK : Penguin Books, 2019.
Collation:
423 pages ; 20 cm
Notes:
Originally published: UK: Viking, 2018.
ISBN:
9780241983683 (pbk)
Dewey class:
823.92GENFICTION
Language:
English
BRN:
2815336
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