This was the funniest book that I've read in several years. When finished, I immediately bought his other books.Published on Jan. 27 2002 by "lozwen"
Jonathan Coe's "The Winshaw Legacy" is a multifaceted, occasionally humorous, often touching, and insightful tale about greed and its consequences. Read morePublished on Nov. 27 2001 by JD Cetola
This is one of those books that I put off reading for years, despite the fact that countless people recommended it. Read morePublished on Sept. 3 2001 by peter wild
It is really an excellent novel. Jonathan Coe provides a unique description of the after-war British society. Read morePublished on Aug. 16 2001 by Loukas Spanos
Jonathan Coe's "The Winshaw Legacy" is a wickedly funny black comedy of the very first order. It's a satire which lampoons the "greed is good" ethics of Thatcherite England using a... Read morePublished on July 29 2001
"What A Carve Up" is poignant, comical and very entertaining. A searing piece of polemic, Coe's portrayal of the unscrupulous and wholly despicable Winshaw clan enables... Read morePublished on April 6 2001 by Gordon Neill
Jonathan Coe has been favourably compared to Charles Dickens and it's not hard to see why. The classic Dickensian markers - a huge cast of characters, the use of foreshadowing, the... Read morePublished on Dec 25 2000 by vortexreader
A patheon of gargoyles for characters, each killed off in ways they are truly deserving ............ Read morePublished on Aug. 1 2000 by Tatyana AMIN
This is a brilliant and hilarious dissection of the social and political landscape of Britain in the self serving 1980's. Read morePublished on May 25 2000 by "saitchy"