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The Winshaw Legacy

or, What a Carve Up!

by Jonathan Coe

  • 163 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Vintage .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction - General,
  • Fiction,
  • Literary,
  • Fiction / Literary

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages512
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7700502M
    ISBN 100679754059
    ISBN 109780679754053

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    The Winshaw Legacy assumes Dickensian proportions as it excoriates the modern age of greed — and heralds the American debut of an extraordinary writer. As The Economist concluded: Talented comic novelists are rare [but] that exclusive club — Thomas Love Peacock, Evelyn Waugh and P. G. Wodehouse are among its members — has admitted a newcomer, an Englishman called Jonathan Coe.'. The Winshaw Legacy: or, What a Carve Up! By Jonathan Coe The Winshaw Legacy: or, What a Carve Up! By Jonathan Coe If Charles Dickens and Agatha Christie had ever managed to collaborate, they might have produced this shamelessly entertaining novel, which introduces readers to what may be the most powerful family in England--and is certainly the.


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Jonathan Coe's first book "The Winshaw Legacy, or What a Carve Up!" is a strange novel that from the beginning shows the reader he/she is not dealing with something ordinary. Part sociological study, part family chronicle and part an Agatha Christie mystery the book has something for everyone who is up to a good and smart prose/5(24).

The Winshaw Legacy assumes Dickensian proportions as it excoriates the modern age of greed -- and heralds the American debut of an extraordinary writer. As The Economist concluded: Talented comic novelists are rare [but] that exclusive club -- Thomas Love Peacock, Evelyn Waugh and P. Wodehouse are among its members -- has admitted a newcomer, an Englishman called Jonathan Coe.'/5(2).

First of all, this is a book about The Winshaw Legacy book infamous Winshaw family who is greedy and completely irritational and unbelievable. The introduction tells of us this dysfunctional family as a whole, but during the narrative we zoom in on the children and how theyve grown up into greedy and unsympathetic adults/5.

in the UK, the book was retitled as "The Winshaw Legacy" for the US. Tatcher and postmodernism, a winning combination Published by User, 12 years ago/5(5). The Winshaw Legacy: Or What a Carve Up. Jonathan Coe, Author Knopf Publishing Group $24 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

OTHER BOOKS. Jimmy Stewart: A. While not as dense and Dickensian as Coe's Winshaw Legacy, Coe's magnum opus ode to the modern tendency towards mordancy, Number 11 displays a doctor's sure thumb on the pulse of the post world. I wouldn't call it a novel proper as it is done up in that Frankenstein patchwork popularized by David Mitchell - interconnected novellas; jokes are planted that reap later rewards/5.

Jonathan Coe's "The Winshaw Legacy" is a multifaceted, occasionally humorous, often touching, and insightful tale about greed and its consequences. It's also a love story and several mysteries skillfully wrapped into one cohesive novel/5(17).

The long-awaited sequel to The Winshaw Legacy, the novel that introduced American readers to one of Britain's most exciting new writers--an acerbic, hilariously dark, and unflinching portrait of modern society. The novel opens in the early aughts.

The Winshaw legacy, or, What a carve up!. [Jonathan Coe] -- A social satire on Britain today. The narrator is a writer hired to do the biography of a prominent upper-class family.

In the process, he finds the family represents everything that is wrong with. This book is about the Winshaw family (hence the feeble US title). Michael Owen, a not very successful novelist, has been given the task of writing the Winshaw family history. The Winshaws are, of course, one of those eccentric British families, beloved of writers, with skeletons in.

About The Winshaw Legacy If Charles Dickens and Agatha Christie had ever managed to collaborate, they might have produced this shamelessly entertaining novel, which introduces readers to what may be the most powerful family in England–and is certainly the vilest.

The Winshaw legacy, or, What a carve up. Item Preview Internet Archive Language English "Originally published in Great Britain in hardcover by Viking, London, under the title What a carve up!, in "--Title page verso Internet Archive Books.

Delaware County District Library (Ohio) Scanned in :   The Winshaw Legacy or What a Carve up. by Jonathan Coe,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(K). Measuring the consequences of their evil in personal terms, Owen finds a Winshaw behind every private misery and tragedy.

This, and a revelation about his own past, renders him more or less mute for two years. His only relief comes from masturbating to the image of Shirley Eaton on his VCR. The Winshaw Legacy: or, What a Carve Up. by Jonathan Coe The Winshaw Legacy: or, What a Carve Up.

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In the process, he finds the family represents everything that is wrong with. Buy The Winshaw Legacy or What a Carve Up! by Jonathan Coe () by (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5()."Winshaw Legacy or What a Carve Up!, Paperback by Coe, Jonathan, ISBNISBNBrand New, Free shipping in the US During the summer ofa young writer pieces together the true story of the Winshaw dynasty--a family of greedy, power-hungry bankers, politicians, arms dealers, and more--a story that begins to converge."The Winshaw Legacy" is a Satire by Jonathan Coe that concerns the greed and corruption prevalent during the s.

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