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A Week in December

Faulks, Sebastian

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ISBN 10: 0385532911 / ISBN 13: 9780385532914
Published by Doubleday, New York, New York, U.S.A., 2010
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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1st US Edition/1st Printing. SIGNED by author on a bookplate affixed to title page (signature only). $27.95 price present on DJ flap. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 023313

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Title: A Week in December

Publisher: Doubleday, New York, New York, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 2010

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine+

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: 1st Edition

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From the author of the bestselling Birdsong comes a powerful novel that melds the moral heft of Dickens and the scrupulous realism of Trollope with the satirical spirit of Tom Wolfe.

London: the week before Christmas, 2007. Over seven days we follow the lives of seven major characters: a hedge fund manager trying to bring off the biggest trade of his career; a professional footballer recently arrived from Poland; a young lawyer with little work and too much time to speculate; a student who has been led astray by Islamist theory; a hack book reviewer; a schoolboy hooked on reality TV and genetically altered pot; and a Tube train driver whose Circle Line train joins these and countless other lives together in a daily loop.

With daring skill and savage humor, A Week in December explores the complex patterns and crossings of modern urban life; as the novel moves to its gripping climax, its characters are forced, one by one, to confront the true nature of the world they—and we all—inhabit.

About the Author:

SEBASTIAN FAULKS worked as a journalist for fourteen years, then turned to writing books full-time in 1991. In 1995 he was recognized as Author of the Year by the British Book Awards for Birdsong. He is the author of Human Traces, On Green Dolphin Street, Charlotte Gray, The Fatal Englishman, The Girl at the Lion d’Or, Engleby, and the James Bond novel Devil May Care. He lives in London with his wife and three children.

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