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Stylish, riveting and appalling, GB84 is a shocking fictional documentation of the violence, sleaze and fraudulence that characterised Thatcher's Britain. Great Britain. 1984. The miners' strike. It is the closest Britain has come to civil war in fifty years, setting the government against the people. In his trademark visceral prose, Peace describes the insidious workings of the boardroom negotiations and the increasingly anarchic coalfield battles; the struggle for influence in government and the dwindling powers of the NUM; and the corruption, intrigue and dirty tricks which run through the whole like a fault in a seam of coal. David Peace has written a novel extraordinary in its reach, and unflinching in its capacity to recreate the brutality and passion that changed the course of British history in the late twentieth century. 'A genuine British original.' Guardian 'Peace is a writer of such immense talent and power . . . If Northern noir is the crime fashion of the moment, Peace is its most brilliant designer.' The Times

  • Auteur(s)

    David Peace

  • Éditeur

    Faber & Faber

  • Distributeur


  • Date de parution


  • EAN


  • Disponibilité


  • Nombre de pages

    480 Pages

  • Longueur

    200 cm

  • Largeur

    130 cm

  • Épaisseur

    3.4 cm

  • Poids

    365 g

  • Support principal


David Peace

David Peace est né en 1967 dans le Yorkshire, en plein pays minier. Sa jeunesse est marquée par les crimes de l'Eventreur du Yorkshire, qui constituent la trame et l'inspiration de sa tétralogie noire. Après la victoire de John Major en 1992, il quitte le Royaume-Uni et s'installe à Tokyo où il vit aujourd'hui. Il travaille actuellement à une trilogie consacrée à Tokyo entre 1946 et 1949.