Michael is a lonely writer, obsessed by a film featuring a mad knifeman. When he is commissioned to write the family history of the Winshaws he realizes that the family have cast a blight on his life and he decides to take his revenge by re-enacting his favourite film.
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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.Review:
Big, hilarious, intricate, furious, moving Guardian Probably the best English novelist of his generation Nick Hornby Everything a novel ought to be: courageous, challenging, funny, sad - and peopled with a fine troupe of characters The Times A sustained feat of humour, suspense and polemic, full of twists and ironies -- Hilary Mantel Sunday Times
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Book Description Penguin Putnam~trade, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110140234217
Book Description Penguin Putnam~trade, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0140234217