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Capital-SIGNED FIRST PRINTING

Lanchester, John

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ISBN 10: 0571234607 / ISBN 13: 9780571234608
Editorial: Faber, London, 2012
Condición: Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
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Fine first printing in fine dustwrapper, which has not been clipped. A new copy in perfect, unused condition. Signed by the author, without inscription, to the title page. With Blackwells' 'Signed First Edition' sticker to the front panel. £3 off sticker to front panel. As a keen collector myself I make every effort to provide a high level of service. Enquiries welcomed. N° de ref. de la librería 005686

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Título: Capital-SIGNED FIRST PRINTING

Editorial: Faber, London

Año de publicación: 2012

Encuadernación: Hardback

Condición del libro:Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Fine

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author

Edición: First Edition.

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Pepys Road: an ordinary street in the Capital. Each house has seen its fair share of first steps and last breaths, and plenty of laughter in between. Today, through each letterbox along this ordinary street drops a card with a simple message: We Want What You Have. At forty, Roger Yount is blessed with an expensively groomed wife, two small sons and a powerful job in the City. An annual bonus of a million might seem excessive, but with second homes and nannies to maintain, he's not sure he can get by without it. Elsewhere in the Capital, Zbigniew has come from Warsaw to indulge the super-rich in their interior decoration whims. Freddy Kano, teenage football sensation, has left a two-room shack in Senegal to follow his dream. Traffic warden Quentina has exchanged the violence of the police in Zimbabwe for the violence of the enraged middle classes. For them all, this city offers the chance of a different kind of life. "Capital" is a post-crash state-of-the nation novel told with compassion and humour, featuring a cast of characters that you will be sad to leave behind.

About the Author:

John Lanchester was born in Hamburg in 1962. He has written three novels,The Debt to Pleasure, Mr Phillips and Fragrant Harbour, and two works of non-fiction:Family Romance, a memoir; and Whoops!: Why everyone owes everyone and no one can pay, a book about the global financial crisis. He is married, has two children and lives in London.

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