The Cockroach

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A brilliant, of-the-moment political satire like no other: here is Ian McEwan's Brexit-era take on Kafka's Metamorphosis, centered on a cockroach transformed into the prime minister of England. An Anchor Original.

That morning, Jim Sams, clever but by no means profound, woke from uneasy dreams to find himself transformed into a giant creature.

Jim Sams has undergone a metamorphosis. In his previous life he was ignored or loathed, but in his new incarnation he is the most powerful man in Britain--and it is his mission to carry out the will of the people. Nothing must get in his way; not the opposition, nor the dissenters within his own party. Not even the rules of parliamentary democracy. 

In this bitingly funny Kafkaesque satire, Ian McEwan engages with scabrous humor a very recognizable political world and turns it on its head.
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Publisher
Anchor
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Published on
Oct 1, 2019
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Pages
112
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ISBN
9780593082430
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Humorous / Black Humor
Fiction / Political
Fiction / Satire
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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