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England, England

England, England

Author(s): Julian Barnes

Location(s): England, Isle of Wight

Genre(s): Fiction, Novella

Era(s): Late 20th Century



What constitutes England and Englishness? The plot revolves around a businessman’s attempt to create a legacy by creating a sort of mini-England on the Isle of Wight (The Island). A Utopia-cum-Dystopia what is “englishness” – Robin Hood? Fish and Chips?

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A fascinating read and the first chapter really hooks the reader in, entertaing yet through provoking – Ken F –

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