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England, England [electronic resource]
England, England [electronic resource]
Barnes, Julian2010
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Winner of the Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2011As every schoolboy knows, you can fit the whole of England on the Isle of Wight. Grotesque, visionary tycoon Sir Jack Pitman takes the saying literally and does exactly that. He constructs on the island 'The Project', a vast heritage centre containing everything 'English', from Big Ben to Stonehenge, from Manchester United to the white Cliffs of Dover. The project is monstrous, risky, and vastly successful. In fact, it gradually begins to rival 'Old' England and even threatens to supersede it...
Imprint:
[Place of publication not identified] : Vintage Digital, 2010
Collation:
1 online resource (1 text file)
ISBN:
9781407065434
Language:
English
BRN:
2764478
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