Middle England

COSTA BOOK PRIZE CATEGORY WINNER - NOVEL

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Publisher's Synopsis

WINNER OF THE THE COSTA NOVEL AWARD 2019

'The book everyone is talking about' The Times

'A comedy for our times'
Guardian
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The country is changing and, up and down the land, cracks are appearing - within families and between generations.

In the Midlands Benjamin Trotter is trying to help his aged father navigate a Britain that seems to have forgotten he exists, whilst in London his friend Doug doesn't understand why his teenage daughter is eternally enraged. Meanwhile, newlyweds Sophie and Ian can find nothing to agree on except the fact that their marriage is on the rocks . . .

A hilarious follow-up to The Rotters' Club and Closed Circle, Jonathan Coe captures the state of our nation once again!
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'Coe's back with a bang. Middle England is the novel about Brexit we need' Daily Telegraph

'A pertinent, entertaining study of a nation in crisis'
Financial Times, Books of the Year

'Very funny. Coe - a writer of uncommon decency - reminds us that the way out of this mess is through moderation, through compromise, through that age-old English ability to laugh at ourselves'
Observer

Written with his signature wit, Jonathan Coe's unmissable new novel, Bournville, is available to pre-order now!

Book information

ISBN: 9780241983683
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Imprint: Penguin Books
Pub date:
Edition: COSTA BOOK PRIZE CATEGORY WINNER - NOVEL
DEWEY: 823.92
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 423
Weight: 302g
Height: 129mm
Width: 196mm
Spine width: 28mm