Moving, clever, pleasurable, smart ... one of the best books of the year (Malcolm Bradbury The Times
There are bits that make you laugh out loud and others which make your heart ache (Guardian
Fiercely clever, witty, wise, hopeful ... a compellingly beautiful tale of love and loss (Times Literary Supplement
Remarkable ... a wonderful bedtime read (Sunday Times
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About the Author
Jonathan Coe was born in Birmingham in 1961. He has published seven novels, all of which are available in Penguin: 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.