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Description - Mr Wilder and Me by Jonathan Coe

The dazzling new novel about fame, time and nostalgia from the bestselling author of Middle England

A young woman named Calista meets the famed Hollywood director Billy Wilder in the sweltering summer of 1976. She knows nothing about him or his work, but this chance encounter will change her life for good. But while Calista is thrilled with her new adventure, Wilder himself - struggling to raise the money for his next feature film - is living with the realisation that his star may be on the wane.

In his new novel that is, by turns, funny, tender and profoundly truthful, Jonathan Coe turns his gaze to the nature of time, fame, family and nostalgia. When the world is catapulting towards change, do you hold on for dear life or decide it's time to let go?

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780241989715
Format: Paperback / softback
(198mm x 129mm x 16mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Penguin Books Ltd
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jul-2021
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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