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Small Crimes in an Age of Abundance PDF ☆ Small Crimes PDF or in an PDF/EPUB Ä in an Age of PDF/EPUB ² Crimes in an Age of PDF/EPUB or Crimes in an Epub Û The author of the award winning novel English Passengers takes readers around the world in twelve deftly crafted stories that illuminate the uncertainties of life at home and abroad.Matthew Kneale received high praise fo. The author of the award winning novel English Passengers takes readers around the world in twelve deftly crafted stories that illuminate the uncertainties of life at home and abroad.
Matthew Kneale received high praise for the prize winning English Passengers, an epic romp on the high seas and across nineteenth century cultures, ingeniously woven together by a multitude of narrators In Small Crimes in an Age of Abundance, Kneale brings his mastery of storytelling to our present morally ambiguous world Set in lands ranging from England to China, South America, the Middle East, and Africa, these powerfully themed stories follow ordinary people as they try to survive and make sense of their worlds.
We follow a well intentioned English family who leave their tour group in China to travel alone, and collide with the ruthless side of the country, slowly becoming complicit in its violence a ploddingly respectable London lawyer who chances upon a stash of cocaine and realizes it offers the wealth and status he hungers for a salesman in Africa who becomes caught up in a riot that turns his life upside down a self doubting suicide bomber.
Kneale transports readers across continents in a nanosecond, reaching to the heart of faraway societies with rare perceptiveness As the stories gain momentum tense, funny, and always compassionate they make readers see the world in a new way At times reminiscent of Julian Barnes s A History of the World in 10 1 2 Chapters, at times Primo Levi s The Periodic Table, Small Crimes in an Age of Abundance is a groundbreaking book, by a master narrator of the uncertainties of our time From the Hardcover edition.
The author of the award winning novel English Passengers takes readers around the world in twelve deftly crafted stories that illuminate the uncertainties of life at home and abroad.
Matthew Kneale received high praise for the prize winning English Passengers, an epic romp on the high seas and across nineteenth century cultures, ingeniously woven together by a multitude of narrators In Small Crimes in an Age of Abundance, Kneale brings his mastery of storytelling to our present morally ambiguous world Set in lands ranging from England to China, South America, the Middle East, and Africa, these powerfully themed stories follow ordinary people as they try to survive and make sense of their worlds.
We follow a well intentioned English family who leave their tour group in China to travel alone, and collide with the ruthless side of the country, slowly becoming complicit in its violence a ploddingly respectable London lawyer who chances upon a stash of cocaine and realizes it offers the wealth and status he hungers for a salesman in Africa who becomes caught up in a riot that turns his life upside down a self doubting suicide bomber.
Kneale transports readers across continents in a nanosecond, reaching to the heart of faraway societies with rare perceptiveness As the stories gain momentum tense, funny, and always compassionate they make readers see the world in a new way At times reminiscent of Julian Barnes s A History of the World in 10 1 2 Chapters, at times Primo Levi s The Periodic Table, Small Crimes in an Age of Abundance is a groundbreaking book, by a master narrator of the uncertainties of our time From the Hardcover edition.