The Rotters' Club

The Rotters' Club

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Jonathan Coe's new novel is set in the 1970s against a distant backdrop of strikes, terrorist attacks and growing racial tension. A group of young friends inherit the editorship of their school magazine and begin to put their own distinctive spin on to events in the wider world. A zestful comedy of personal and social upheaval, The Rotters' Club captures a fateful moment in British politics - the collapse of 'Old Labour' - and imagines its impact on the topsy-turvy world of the bemused teenager: a world in which a lost pair of swimming trunks can be just as devastating as an IRA bomb.
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  • Audio cassette
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • Penguin Audiobooks
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Abridged
  • Abridged edition
  • 0141804823
  • 9780141804828

About Jonathan Coe

Jonathan Coe was born in Birmingham in 1961. He is the author of five novels including What a Carve Up! (which won the 1995 John Llewellyn Rhys Prize) and The House of Sleep (which won the Writers' Guild Best Fiction Award for 1997). All five novels are available as Penguin paperbacks. He lives in Earl's Court, London.
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