GB84: A Novel

GB84: A Novel

David Peace

Never earlier than released within the united states, GB84 might be introduced in 2014 along different novels by way of David Peace: The Damned Utd and Red or Dead

In taut and gripping prose that regularly appears like the relentless textual content of a surveillance record, GB84 tells the tale of the British coal miner’s strike of 1984—including the particular bombings, riots and protests that introduced the rustic to the edge of civil war.

Called by means of its writer “fiction in response to fact,” the ebook depicts a real-life 1984 extra violently dystopian than even Orwell imagined. Slowly ravenous strikers locate themselves pitted opposed to a chief minister—Margaret Thatcher—determined to weigh down them . . . a police strength prepared to take advantage of infiltration and violence to accomplish her will . . . and both hungry scabs who want a activity . . .

Mixing actual occasions and characters with the voices of the more and more determined strikers, the ebook turns into a stirring saga of braveness opposed to overwhelmingly sinister forces, and paints a searing and haunting portrait of occasions that modified the process British heritage.

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