The Cockroach

The Cockroach Ian McEwan

That morning, Jim Sams, clever but by no means profound, woke from uneasy dreams to find himself transformed into a gigantic creature.

Jim Sams has undergone a metamorphosis. In his previous life he was ignored or loathed, but in his new incarnation he is the most powerful man in Britain – and it is his mission to carry out the will of the people. Nothing must get in his way: not the opposition, nor the dissenters within his own party. Not even the rules of parliamentary democracy.

With trademark intelligence, insight and scabrous humour, Ian McEwan pays tribute to Franz Kafka’s most famous work to engage with a world turned on its head.

  • The Cockroach is a satirical novella for our times, sharply observed and often very funny… an entertaining read, confronting the reality of Britain today. Eastern Daily Press
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ISBN
9781529112924
Uitgever
Vintage UK
Druk
1e
Datum
27-09-2019
Taal
Engels
Bladzijden
112 pp.
Bindwijze
Paperback Paperback
Genre
Engelstalige literatuur

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