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GB84

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Published by Faber and Faber in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Coal Strike, Great Britain, 1984-1985 -- Fiction.,
    • Strikes and lockouts -- Fiction.,
    • Coal mines and mining -- Fiction.,
    • Coal miners -- Fiction.,
    • Great Britain -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 464-465).

      Other titlesGB 84
      StatementDavid Peace.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6066.E116 G33 2004
      The Physical Object
      Pagination465 p. ;
      Number of Pages465
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3363703M
      ISBN 100571214452
      LC Control Number2004426220
      OCLC/WorldCa53870754


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His newest book, Red or Dead, was shortlisted for the UK’s prestigious Goldsmith’s Prize.4/5(38). GB84 by David Peace Faber £, pp Haunting, seminal, bleak, iconic, furied. So many of the words used about the miners' strike ofAuthor: Euan Ferguson.

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GB A Novel - Kindle edition by Peace, David. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading GB A /5(9). GB84 is a crowded, ambitious, quick-moving novel, and as such is the literary equal of GB84 book epic events it commemorates.

Terry Eagleton's most recent book is After Theory (Allen Lane). TopicsAuthor: Terry Eagleton. In taut and gripping prose that often feels like the relentless text of a surveillance report, GB84 tells the story of the British coal miner’s strike of —including the actual bombings, riots and protests that brought the country to the brink of civil war.

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Entering the mind of the man who many regard as a. About GB Never before published in the U.S., GB84 will be launched in alongside two other novels by David Peace: The Damned Utd and Red or Dead In taut and gripping prose that often feels like the relentless text of a surveillance report, GB84 tells the story of the British coal miner’s strike of —including the actual bombings, riots and protests that brought the country to the.

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GB84 – GB84 book powerful tribute to the miners' strike. Review by Phil Sharpe. David Peace was a Yorkshire lad of 17 doing his 'A' levels when Britain entered into the fiercest class struggle of recent times – the miners' strike of January Will Mawhood fiction GB84 GB84 book David Peace. Ding-dong.

The witch is dead. Last year, while the world and parts of Britain were mourning or responding politely to Margaret Thatcher's death, this snippet from the soundtrack of The Wizard of Oz reached number two in the UK singles chart, becoming in the process the shortest song ever to chart in the country.

David Peace's GB84 is a truly great book. Centering around the British miner's strike in Northern England in Peace runs diary like entries from two rank and file miners parallel to the narrative of the GB84 book players from government (including members of MI5 whose job is to subvert the strike) and the miner's Union--the NMU.3/5(2).

Never before published in the U.S., GB84 will be launched in alongside two other novels by David Peace: The Damned Utd and Red or DeadIn taut and gripping prose that often feels like the relentless text of a surveillance report, GB84 tells the story of the British coal miner’s strike of —including the actual bombings, riots and protests that brought the country to the brink of.

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This is a big book about one of the most important struggles in British history. It is shocking and depressing, and while the fictional side plots are not at all believable, their awful darkness is in keeping with the strike’s terrible progress.

Not so much as a novel, perhaps, but as a novelistic rendering of history, GB84 is first : Katherine A. Powers. GB84 is an exhausting read, and there were some unanswered questions at the end - possibly intentionally.

It’s a demanding novel, but also an extraordinary accomplishment. Red Riding, for my money, is superior, but GB84’s agenda is more ambitious, making wider points about politics, the failure of the Left, as Peace sees it, and the state /5(34).

Never before published in the U.S., GB84 will be launched in alongside two other novels by David Peace: The Damned Utd and Red or Dead In taut and gripping prose that often feels like the relentless text of a surveillance report, GB84 tells the story of the British coal miner’s strike of —including the actual bombings, riots and protests that brought the country to the brink of.

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About David Peace. DAVID PEACE is the author of Tokyo Year Zero, The Red Riding Quartet, GB84, and The Damned Utd. He was chosen as one of Granta’s Best Young British Novelists ofand has received the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, the German Crime Fiction Award.

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Great Britain. The miners' strike.4/5(2). Never before published in the U.S., GB84 will be launched in alongside two other novels by David Peace: The Damned Utd and Red or Dead In taut and gripping prose that often feels like the relentless text of a surveillance report, GB84 tells the story of the British coal miner’s strike of —including the actual bombings, riots and protests that brought the country to the brink of Brand: Melville House.

So the strike book became GB84 and I researched it for over a year – reading all the books that had been written about it, all the newspaper reports and. Read "GB84 Roman" by David Peace available from Rakuten Kobo. Großbritannien, George Orwells düstere Vision ist Wirklichkeit geworden.

Die Bergarbeiter sind in Streik getreten Brand: Verlagsbuchhandlung Liebeskind. About the Book. Stylish, riveting and appalling, GB84 is a shocking fictional documentation of the violence, sleaze and fraudulence that characterised Thatcher's Britain.

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Overall, GB84 isn’t the book I was hoping it would be. The elements of a great book are all there – the researched facts, the intelligent suppositions about what is missing from the historical record – but the first part of the book reads as though Peace was more interested in showing off his style than writing anything meaningful, and by the end of the second part the main narrative has.

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At twenty-eight, Brian Clough has scored league goals in appearances. For Sunderland and Middlesbrough. How is a man to make a living.

How is a man to live?" "Yorkshire, Leeds United hate Brian Clough.4/5(14). Peace’s first post-Quartet novel, GB84, and drew its author into a wider debate about the history and legacy of the conflict.

Set against a range of competing cultural representations of the strike period, GB84 became an important part of debates about how to remember—and more specifically.

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