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John Lanchester on His Novel Capital

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

John Lanchester talks about Capital, his sweeping new social novel set in London at the height of the financial crisis in 2008. The economic shift plays out among the residents of Pepys Road, London—a banker and his posh wife, an old woman and her graffiti-artist grandson, Pakistani shop owners, a refugee who works as the meter maid, a young soccer star from Senegal.

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