THE CONTEMPORARY BRITISH NOVEL
Studies of the "contemporary" British novel often turn out not to be very contemporary at all. All too often the discussion such discussion is dominated by the literature of the immediate post-war years. Philip Tew, in contrast, provides a genuinely fresh treatment of the theme by focusing on the work of authors who have made their reputation within the last two decades. Discusses the work of, amongst others: Martin Amis, J. G. Ballard, A. S. Byatt, Jonathan Coe, Angela Carter, Jim Crace, John Fowles, Kazuo Ishiguro, James Kelman, A. L. Kennedy, Hanif Kureshi, Toby Litt, Ian McEwan, Caryl Phillips, Salman Rushdie, Iain Sinclair, Zadie Smith, Will Self and Jeanette Winterson.