A Week in December (Lydbok-CD)


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Innbinding: Lydbok-CD
Utgivelsesår: 2009
Innleser: Stevens, Dan
Forlag: Cornerstone
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9781846571985
Omtale: A Week in December
"A Week in December" is Sebastian Faulks' first wholly contemporary novel. Set in London, it's a brilliant social satire, structured like a thriller, that takes place over the course of a single week at the end of 2007. It brings together an intriguing cast of characters, each apparently in his or her own world but - as gradually becomes clear - ultimately intricately related. The anti-hero, John Veals, is a shadily successful and boundlessly ambitious Dickensian figure who is trading billions and other characters include a teenage Muslim fanatic, a Polish footballer, a female tube driver, a literary critic, a care worker and a chutney tycoon. As the story builds to its climax, Faulks pulls together powerful ideas about family, money, religion, and the way we live now.

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