Capital: A Novel

Capital: A Novel

John Lanchester


One of the main referred to books of the yr, Capital is a sweeping social novel by way of the author hailed at the conceal of the New York occasions booklet Review as “a brainy, pleasure-loving polymath.”

Celebrated novelist John Lanchester (author of The Debt to Pleasure) returns with an epic novel that captures the obsessions of our time. It’s 2008 and issues are falling aside: undergo Stearns and Lehman Brothers are going below, and the citizens of Pepys street, London—a banker and his shopaholic spouse, an previous lady loss of life of a mind tumor and her graffiti-artist grandson, Pakistani store proprietors and a shadowy refugee who works because the meter maid, the younger football megastar from Senegal and his minder—are receiving nameless postcards analyzing “We wish What You Have.” who's in the back of it? What do they wish? Epic in scope but intimate, taking pictures the normal dramas of very varied lives, it is a novel of affection and suspicion, of economic cave in and terrorist chance, of estate values going up and fortunes happening, and of a urban at a second of notable rigidity.

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