Rebuilding Coventry [Audio]
A Tale of Two Cities
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|Format:||CD-Audio, Unabridged Edition|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 01 December 2012|
Coventry Dakin's tale begins with her accidental killing of her neighbour. Forced to flee the law, she deserts her council estate, her boring husband and two demanding children for the anonymity of London's cardboard city. Originally published in 1988, Rebuilding Coventry is a brilliantly observed satire of Eighties Britain and the hypocrisy of the middle and upper classes. This recording is unabridged. Typically abridged audiobooks are not more than 60% of the author's work and as low as 30% with characters and plotlines removed.
About the Author
Sue Townsend is Britain's favourite comic author. Her hugely successful novels include eight Adrian Mole books, The Public Confessions of a Middle-Aged Woman (Aged 55A ), Number Ten, Ghost Children, The Queen and I and Queen Camilla, all of which are highly acclaimed bestsellers. She has also written numerous well-received plays. She lives in Leicester, where she was born and grew up.
'Townsend's wit is razor-sharp' THE DAILY MIRROR 'Proof, once more, that Townsend is one of the funniest writers around' THE TIMES
|Publisher: ||Whole Story Audio Books|