24/07/2019 : An Evening Jonathan Coe Birmingham

An Evening with Jonathan Coe - in Birmingham

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An Evening Jonathan Coe Birmingham

We’re delighted to welcome Birmingham born writer and satirist Jonathan Coe to talk about his acclaimed novel Middle England. Set in the Midlands and London over the last eight years, Jonathan Coe follows a brilliantly vivid cast of characters through a time of immense change and disruption in Britain. As our political tragicomedy rolls on, Coe looks at the state of our nation, dissecting our divided country with great compassion and humour.Praise for Middle England: ‘Brilliantly funny . . . a compelling state of the nation novel, full of light and shade, which vividly charts modern Britain's tragicomic slide’ - The Economist   ‘A pertinent, entertaining study of a nation in crisis’ - 'Books of the Year', Financial Times   ‘His affectionately witty attitude to our human foibles is always uplifting .

. . Superb’  - The Times'Coe is among the handful of novelists who can tell us something about the temper of our times'  The Observer

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