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Jonathan Coe

Numéro 11: Quelques contes sur la folie des temps


Le numéro 11 renvoie, bien entendu, au domicile du ministre de l'Économie britannique. Enfin, c'est aussi celui du bus où vient se réchauffer une chanteuse oubliée, en ces temps de crise. Mais peut-être s'agit-il de l'adresse de cette maison où deux gamines découvrent un étrange cadavre. À moins qu'il ne désigne la table où, lors d'un dîner de gala, un détective va démasquer un tueur d'humoristes. Ou encore le nombre d'étages souterrains qu'une richissime famille londonienne veut ajouter à sa demeure pour de mystérieuses raisons... Dans ce nouveau roman - son onzième -, Jonathan Coe entrelace cinq récits délirants, où se croisent les destins de deux femmes, Rachel et Alison, des années 1990 à aujourd' hui, dans une Angleterre désormais gouvernée par les descendants des héros malveillants de Testament à l'anglaise, les Winshaw. Une satire mordante et virtuose.

Format: Paperback
Published: in France in 2018
Publisher: Folio
Pages: 496
Language: French
ISBN 13: 9782070469857
ISBN 10: 2070469859

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Numéro 11: Quelques contes sur la folie des temps