A week in December
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|Grouping Title||week in december|
|Grouping Author||faulks sebastian|
|Last Grouping Update||2019-08-19 07:29:48AM|
|Last Indexed||2019-08-19 07:41:08AM|
|available_at_catalog||Eva H. Perry Regional|
|detailed_location_catalog||Eva H. Perry Regional - Adult Fiction|
From the author of the bestselling Birdsong comes a powerful novel that melds the moral heft of Dickens and the scrupulous realism of Trollope with the satirical spirit of Tom Wolfe.
London: the week before Christmas, 2007. Over seven days we follow the lives of seven major characters: a hedge fund manager trying to bring off the biggest trade of his career; a professional footballer recently arrived from Poland; a young lawyer with little work and too much time to speculate; a student who has been led astray by Islamist theory; a hack book reviewer; a schoolboy hooked on reality TV and genetically altered pot; and a Tube train driver whose Circle Line train joins these and countless other lives together in a daily loop.
With daring skill and savage humor, A Week in December explores the complex patterns and crossings of modern urban life; as the novel moves to its gripping climax, its characters are forced, one by one, to confront the true nature of the world they—and we all—inhabit.
|owning_library_catalog||Wake County Public Libraries|
|owning_location_catalog||Eva H. Perry Regional|
London (England) -- Fiction
|title_display||A week in December|
A Week in December
A week in December / Sebastian Faulks
|title_short||A week in December|