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Description - Smashing People by Michael Fishwick

It's the 1980s. Thatcher's Downing Street, champagne is the drink du jour, it is the hour of the entrepreneur. Wilf Wellingborough is not really the man for the moment. Pleasant, friendly, puzzled by life and by love, he's astonished when Jimmy Spalding, whom he's known since childhood, gives him the job of editing Arts Unlimited, a magazine with no circulation to speak of but with enormous prestige. The story of seven friends from Oxford and their adventures in the world of the media in the 1980s, Smashing People is written with a wickedly funny eye for the absurdities of journalism and publishing and a profound wisdom about the ways of the human heart.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099285953
ISBN-10: 0099285959
Format: Paperback
Pages: 256
Imprint: Vintage
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 3-Jan-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Michael Fishwick

Michael Fishwick grew up in London and graduated from Oxford. He works in book publishing, is married and has three children. This is his first novel.

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