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Middle England

Coe’s hilarious, nuanced and well-observed satire of modern-day Britain keeps the pages turning while leaving a smile on readers’ faces.

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Review of ‘Middle England’

As Brexit throws Britain into another protracted turmoil, Jonathan Coe once again turns his talents to documenting the state of the nation. Middle England’s authenticity lies in its characters—reintroduced from The Rotters’ Club (2001) and its follow-up, The Closed Circle (2004)—now in late-middle age, with grown children of their own, grappling with a country more divided than…

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