Big, hilarious, intricate, furious, moving Guardian Probably the best English novelist of his generation Nick Hornby Everything a novel ought to be: courageous, challenging, funny, sad - and peopled with a fine troupe of characters The Times A sustained feat of humour, suspense and polemic, full of twists and ironies -- Hilary Mantel Sunday Times
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About the Author
Jonathan Coe was born in Birmingham in 1961. His most recent novel is The Rain Before It Falls. He is also the author of The Accidental Woman, A Touch of Love, The Dwarves of Death, What a Carve Up!, which won the 1995 John Llewellyn Rhys Prize, The House of Sleep, which won the 1998 Prix Medicis Etranger, The Rotter's Club, winner of the Everyman Wodehouse Prize and The Closed Circle. He has also published a biography of the novelist B.S. Johnson, which won the Orwell prize in 2005. He lives in London with his wife and two children.