Capital by John Lanchester

This book provides an insightful commentary on the financial crisis of 2008, focusing on the residents of a single street in London. It explores the lives of various characters, including a banker and his shopaholic wife, a Senegalese footballer, a Polish builder, and an 82-year-old woman who has lived in her house since birth. The narrative delves into their intertwined lives, their dreams, and their fears, providing a detailed snapshot of a society in flux due to the financial turmoil.

The 8599th greatest book of all time


Published
2012
Nationality
British
Type
Fiction
Pages
527
Words
Unknown
Original Language
English

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