Contemporary Novelists: British Fiction since 1970

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Peter Childs offers accessible analyses of the work of twelve prominent contemporary British writers, including Hanif Kureishi, Pat Barker, Zadie Smith and Jeanette Winterson. This expanded second edition has been revised and updated throughout, and now also features a new chapter on the younger "generation" of novelists born in the 1970s.

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PETER CHILDS is Pro Vice Chancellor, Research and Scholarship at Newman University, UK. He is the author of a number of student texts on twentieth-century literature and culture.

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'Well-conceived, well-written and perspicacious.' - Hugh Ormsby-Lennon, Villanova University, USA

'This book will be useful in the lecture room and can be commended as support for undergraduate courses in the field.' - Modern Language Review

'Will be popular with students of contemporary fiction. This study carves an admirably clear and informative path through a great range of subjects...a useful student handbook.' - Times Literary Supplement

Praise for the second edition:

'A good, comprehensive overview of contemporary fiction with well-chosen chapters on important novelists, and illuminating commentary on those novelists.' - Merritt Moseley, Professor of Literature and Language at the University of North Carolina at Asheville, USA

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