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Number 11 by Jonathan Coe
Jan 24, 2017 | 352 Pages
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“At one point a gothic mystery, at another, a detective story with all the trappings . . . an open-choked literary shotgun, doing the maximum amount of satirical damage to the widest possible swath of targets. . . . black-hearted and darkly funny in the way that only well-executed satire can be. . . . And in that way, maybe it’s the perfect book for our time. Even here, especially now.”—Jason Sheehan, NPR

“Jonathan Coe might be England’s best current novelist.”– Michael D. Langan, The Buffalo News

“Rollicking. . . novel, a (sort of) sequel to his comic masterpiece The Winshaw Legacy [and a] thoroughly enjoyable balm to the current political climate.”—Bill Kelly, Booklist

“This powerful and enthralling novel takes the measure of a society feeding on its members as little contemporary fiction has.”—Kirkus Reviews (starred)

“Coe succeeds in bringing together the many threads woven through this darkly comic novel with political and economic undercurrents and one big, hairy spider. A very pleasurable read.”—Barbara Love, Library Journal (starred)

“An entertaining satire . . . widely, admirably panoramic.”—Publishers Weekly

“…We owe a great debt of gratitude to Jonathan Coe, who allows us…to behold old terrors in a startling new way.”—Chris Lehmann, In These Times

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