David Lodge

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Nice Work

Nominated for The Booker Prize
book | 1988

Back in Rummidge, scene of Changing Places, Robyn Penrose, temporary lecturer in English literature and Vic Willcox, MD of Pringle and Sons Industrial Engineering meet when they take part in an "Industry Year" scheme.

Nice Work was shortlisted for The Booker Prize and also won the Sunday Express Book of the Year Award when it was first published in 1988.


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A singularly brilliant and invigorating performance. Chicago Tribune

A work of immense intelligence, informative, disturbing and diverting. Anthony Burgess

As a comedy of society and class misunderstandings, Lodge has never observed more sharply... A very nice work indeed. Andrew Sinclair
The Times

A funny, intelligent, superbly paced social comedy. The New York Times

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