The Closed Circle

CD - unabridged
Audio (12 discs)
Product Number: BN6360
Released: Jun 24, 2014
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781491532447
Narrator/s: Colin Buchanan
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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"The characters of The Rotters' Club-Jonathan Coe's beloved novel of adolescent life in the 1970s-have bartered their innocence for the vengeance of middle age in this incisive portrait of Cool Britannia at the millennium. "

Author(s): Jonathan Coe

All formats/editions

Author(s): Jonathan Coe
Product Number EB00170276
Released: Dec 30, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: #9780307428264

Professional reviews

"In Jonathan Coe's satisfying sequel to THE ROTTERS' CLUB, the Birmingham high school students are now middle-aged and facing the eve of the twenty-first century. They are still self-consciously afflicted--with nostalgia (Benjamin still pines for his one true love), old mysteries (Claire still misses her sister, who disappeared in the 1970s), and questions of self-identify. Now accountants, journalists, politicians, and parents in varying marital situations, their individual decisions and the events of their time connect and conflict in unexpected ways. Most satisfying is the continuation of Colin Buchanan as narrator. His enthusiastic reading and lovely British accent will keep listeners entertained. His interpretation of the multiple characters is wonderfully nuanced. A.B. (c) AudioFile 2006, Portland, Maine"

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