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What a Carve Up!

COE, Jonathan.

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ISBN 10: 0670853631 / ISBN 13: 9780670853632
Editorial: Viking, London, 1994
Usado Condición: Near Fine Encuadernación de tapa blanda
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The author's fourth novel. First printing of the paperback edition, which was issued simultaneously with the hardcover. The U.S. edition of this book appeared as THE WINSHAW LEGACY OR WHAT A CARVE UP in 1995 (his first U.S. appearance). About fine in pictorial self-wraps. N° de ref. de la librería 3077

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Título: What a Carve Up!

Editorial: Viking, London

Año de publicación: 1994

Encuadernación: Paperback

Condición del libro:Near Fine

Edición: 1st Edition

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Sinopsis:

A brilliant noir farce, a dystopian vision of Britain, a family history and the story of an obsession. Michael is a lonely, rather pathetic writer, obsessed by the film 'What a Carve Up!' in which a mad knifeman cuts his way through the inhabitants of a decrepid stately pile as the thunder rages. Inexplicably he is commissioned to write the family history of the Winshaws, an upper class Yorkshire clan whose members have a finger in every establishment pie, from arms dealing to art dealing, from politics to banking to the popular press,. During his research Michael realises that the Winshaws have cast a blight onto his life as they have on Britain. His confidence, his sexual and personal identity begin to reform In a climax set in the Winshaws' family seat the novel turns into the film 'What a Carve Up!' as a murderous maniac stalks the family...

About the Author:

Jonathan Coe was born in Birmingham in 1961. 'What a Carve Up!' won won the 1995 John Llewellyn Rhys Prize and 'The House of Sleep' won the Writers' Guild Best Fiction Award for 1997. 'The Rotters' Club' and 'The Closed Circle' are also available as Penguin Audiobooks.

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