THE WINSHAW LEGACY or WHAT A CARVE UP. by Coe,…

THE WINSHAW LEGACY or WHAT A CARVE UP. by Coe, Jonathan. < >

THE WINSHAW LEGACY or WHAT A CARVE UP.

Edition: First US printing.

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1995. dj. Hardcover first edition - His fourth novel, but his first to be published in the US, winner of the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize in 1994. "A postmodern detective story, a scathing send-up of the rapacious eighties, a macabre Gothic -- all rolled up in a bravura tragicomic entertainment. The Winshaw family, as their official biographer is warned by old Mortimer Winshaw himself, is the meanest, greediest, cruellest bunch of backstabbing penny-pinching bastards who ever crawled across the face of the earth." Basis for the BBC series "What a Carve Up." 498 pp. ISBN: 0-679433856.

Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.)

Book ID: 68064
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