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The Interview | With Jonathan Coe

Voices carry, and a writer listens

JONATHAN COE JONATHAN COE (Caroline Irby)
By Anna Mundow
March 9, 2008

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Jonathan Coe's dazzling 1995 novel, "The Winshaw Legacy," brilliantly satirized Margaret Thatcher's England and introduced American readers to one of Britain's most perceptive, versatile, and graceful writers. It was followed by "The Rotters' Club" and "The Closed Circle" (completing the political trilogy) and "The House of Sleep." Now in "The Rain Before It Falls" (Knopf, $23.95), Coe tells the story ... (Full article: 919 words)

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