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Der Mann ohne Eigenschaften I: Erstes und Zweites Buch
Robert Musil
A Dance to the Music of Time: 1st Movement
Anthony Powell
Sweet Tooth
Ian McEwan
A week in December - Sebastian Faulks I thoroughly enjoyed this book since it is a view on the state of our society represented by several intertwined characters that start off as apparent stereotypes but than the complexity and detail of real life is added to their stories. In my mind it is a good representation of 'the state of the nation'. I liked the 'playing' with the cliches of the terrorist bombers, the hedge-fund managers, the North London house-wife etc and the twist to those cliches that gave them more credibility and that made thm serve as mirrors to who we have become. Well done.