The Winshaw Legacy: Or, What a Carve Up!

The Winshaw Legacy: Or, What a Carve Up!

by Jonathan Coe


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The Winshaw Legacy: Or, What a Carve Up! by Jonathan Coe

If Charles Dickens and Agatha Christie had ever managed to collaborate, they might have produced this shamelessly entertaining novel, which introduces readers to what may be the most powerful family in England—and is certainly the vilest. A tour de force of menace, malicious comedy, and torrential social bile, this book marks the American debut of an extraordinary writer.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780679754053
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 01/28/1996
Series: Vintage International
Pages: 512
Sales rank: 604,407
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 8.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Born in Birmingham in 1961, Jonathan Coe took degrees from Cambridge and Warwick universities. He lives in London.

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Jay McInerney

Superb…fiendishly clever…riveting…a nasty farce with lots of bathroom humor and violence which reminds me at least as much of Fawlty Towers as it does Midnight's Children.

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