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By Nick Bentley,Nick Hubble,Leigh Wilson

ISBN-10: 1350005428

ISBN-13: 9781350005426

ISBN-10: 1441112154

ISBN-13: 9781441112156

How did social, cultural and political occasions in Britain in the course of the 2000s form modern British fiction?

The technique of publishing, purchasing and examining fiction replaced dramatically among 2000 and 2010. This quantity explores how the socio-political and financial turns of the last decade, bookended through the start of a millennium and an fiscal obstacle, reworked the act of writing and examining. via attention of, between different issues, the remedy of neuroscience, violence, the ancient and adolescence subcultures in fresh fiction, the essays during this assortment discover the complicated and nonetheless strong relation among the radical and the area during which it truly is written, released and read.

This significant literary evaluate of the fiction of the 2000s covers the paintings of more recent voices equivalent to Monica Ali, Mark Haddon, Tom McCarthy, David Peace and Zadie Smith in addition to these extra demonstrated, akin to Salman Rushdie, Hilary Mantel and Ian McEwan making it a necessary contribution to examining, defining and figuring out the decade.

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