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  • Published: 1 July 2011
  • ISBN: 9780099554189
  • Imprint: Vintage
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 288
  • RRP: $22.99
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Nice Work


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The final novel in David Lodge's prize-winning campus trilogy

When Vic Wilcox (MD of Pringle’s engineering works) meets English lecturer Dr Robyn Penrose, sparks fly as their lifestyles and ideologies collide head on. What, after all, are they supposed to learn from each other? But in time both parties make some surprising discoveries about each other’s worlds – and about themselves.

  • Pub date: 1 July 2011
  • ISBN: 9780099554189
  • Imprint: Vintage
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 288
  • RRP: $22.99

About the Author

David Lodge

David Lodge (CBE)’s novels include Changing Places, Small World and Nice Work (shortlisted for the Booker) and, most recently, A Man of Parts. He has also written plays and screenplays, and several books of literary criticism. His works have been translated into more than thirty languages.

He is Emeritus Professor of English Literature at Birmingham, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, and is a Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres.

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Praise for Nice Work

“A funny, intelligent and superbly placed social comedy”

The New York Times

“A work of immense intelligence, informative, disturbing and diverting”

Observer

“As a comedy of society and class misunderstandings, Lodge has never observed more sharply... A very nice work indeed”

The Times

“Rich in reserves of humour and irony...the book is a delight ”

Mail on Sunday


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