Middle England

£8.99

The country is changing and, up and down the land, cracks are appearing – within families and between generations. In the Midlands Benjamin Trotter tries to help his aged father navigate a Britain that seems to have forgotten he exists, while 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 . . .

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‘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 tries to help his aged father navigate a Britain that seems to have forgotten he exists, while 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 . . .

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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

Additional information

Weight 0.5 kg
ISBN

9780241983683

Author

Coe, Jonathan

Publisher

Penguin Books

Format

Paperback

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