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Poseidon Press, 1983 - Fiction - 309 pages
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The long-running debate on Britain's apparent economic decline has generated a large economic and statistical literature and a great deal of heat in rival social and cultural explanations.

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Graham Swift is an amazing writer! This is a story about the power of story-telling; the ability of stories to change lives. Tom Crick, a fifty-something history teacher, abandons the course ... Read full review

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A slow but, I think, worthwhile read. The cover on my edition has a blurb from The New York Times that calls this book, "A gothic family saga, a detective story and a philosophical meditation on the ... Read full review


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British novelist Graham Swift was born in London on May 4, 1949. He attended Cambridge University and York University. Swift has written five novels, including Waterland.

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