A week in December
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|Grouping Title||week in december|
|Grouping Author||faulks sebastian|
|Last Grouping Update||2019-03-23 07:36:30AM|
|Last Indexed||2019-03-23 07:46:43AM|
|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.
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|owning_library_catalog||Wake County Public Libraries|
|owning_location_catalog||Eva H. Perry Regional|
|record_details||ils:503682|Book|Books|First edition.|English|Doubleday,|2010.|pages ; cm., overdrive:86d74935-bba4-4d5c-99a2-17e248501bd8|eAudiobook|Audio Books||English|Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group|2010||
|subject_facet||Christmas stories, London (England) -- Fiction|
|title_display||A week in December|
|title_full||A Week in December, A week in December / Sebastian Faulks|
|title_short||A week in December|