Slaka in the heyday of Communism is the setting for this satire, shortlisted for the 1983 Booker Prize. Dr Pentworth has been dispatched for his first lecture tour of Eastern Europe's most rigidly controlled country.
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Malcolm Bradbury was a well-known novelist, critic and academic, and founder of the creative writing department at the University of East Anglia. He was the author of seven novels, including The History Man and Rates of Exchange, which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize. He was awarded a knighthood in 2000 and died the same year.
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