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About the book
  • Published: 8 July 2010
  • ISBN: 9780552775106
  • Imprint: Black Swan
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 480
  • RRP: $19.99
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Meltdown




A biting satire of the credit crunch from this hugely popular and bestselling author

After the irresponsible, ignorant bliss of financial boom, city trader Jimmy and his family are forced to confront financial meltdown in this hilarious and deeply pertinent domestic drama.

  • Pub date: 8 July 2010
  • ISBN: 9780552775106
  • Imprint: Black Swan
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 480
  • RRP: $19.99

About the Author

Ben Elton

Ben Elton’s multi-award winning career as both performer and writer encompasses some of the most memorable and incisive comedy of the past thirty-five years. In addition to his hugely influential work as a stand-up comic, he was co-writer of TV hits The Young Ones and Blackadder and sole creator of The Thin Blue Line and Upstart Crow. He has written fifteen major bestsellers, including Stark, Popcorn, Inconceivable, Dead Famous, High Society, Two Brothers and Time and Time Again, three West End plays and three musicals, including global phenomenon We Will Rock You. He has written and directed two feature films, Maybe Baby and Three Summers.

He is married and has three children.

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Praise for Meltdown

“An entertaining, well-written, often very funny read”

Daily Mirror [book of the week]

“Bang up to date...Very funny...Emotionally engaging”

Daily Mail


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