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By Nick Bentley,Nick Hubble,Leigh Wilson

How did social, cultural and political occasions in Britain in the course of the 2000s form modern British fiction?

The technique of publishing, procuring and interpreting fiction replaced dramatically among 2000 and 2010. This quantity explores how the socio-political and monetary turns of the last decade, bookended by way of the start of a millennium and an monetary concern, remodeled the act of writing and interpreting. via attention of, between different issues, the remedy of neuroscience, violence, the ancient and adolescence subcultures in fresh fiction, the essays during this assortment discover the complicated and nonetheless strong relation among the radical and the area during which it's written, released and read.

This significant literary evaluation of the fiction of the 2000s covers the paintings of more recent voices resembling Monica Ali, Mark Haddon, Tom McCarthy, David Peace and Zadie Smith in addition to these extra verified, corresponding to Salman Rushdie, Hilary Mantel and Ian McEwan making it a vital contribution to interpreting, defining and knowing the decade.

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