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Oct 04, 2011
| ISBN 9780143120209
Oct 04, 2011
| ISBN 9781101577127
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Oct 04, 2011 | ISBN 9780143120209
Oct 04, 2011 | ISBN 9781101577127
"A trio of dazzling novels in a comic mode that the author has now made completely his own…a cause for celebration." –The New York Times Book Review
David Lodge’s three delightfully sophisticated campus novels, now gathered together in one volume, expose the world of academia at its best-and its worst. In Changing Places, we meet Philip Swallow, British lecturer in English at the University of Rummidge, and the flamboyant American Morris Zapp of Euphoric State University, who participate in a professorial exchange program at the close of the tumultuous sixties. Ten years later in Small World, older but not noticeably wiser, they are let loose on the international conference circuit-along with a memorable and somewhat oversexed cast of dozens. And in Nice Work, the leftist feminist Dr. Robyn Penrose at Rummidge University is assigned to shadow the director of a local engineering firm, sparking a collision of ideologies and lifestyles that seems unlikely to foster anything other than mutual antipathy.
David Lodge is the author of ten previous novels, a trilogy of plays and a novella. He has also written stage plays screenplays and numerous works of literary criticism. His books have been translated into twenty-five languages. He is Honorary… More about David Lodge
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