Rates of Exchange

Rates of Exchange

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Slaka! Land of lake and forest, of beetroot and tractor. Slaka! Land whose borders are sometimes here, often further north, and sometimes not at all! Dr Petworth is on a cultural exchange to the small (and fictional) Eastern European country of Slaka. Pallid and middle-aged, Dr Petworth might appear stuffy, but during his short stay he manages to embroil himself in the thorny thickets of sexual intrigue and love, while still finding time to see the major sites. Shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 1983, Rates of Exchange took Bradburya€™s satirical gifts to a new level.He wrote several works of non-fiction, humour and satire, including Who Do You Think You Are? (1976) ... Blue, Cold Comfort Farm and many TV plays and episodes of Inspector Morse, A Touch of Frost, Kavanagh QC and Dalziel and Pascoe.

Title:Rates of Exchange
Author:Malcolm Bradbury
Publisher:Pan Macmillan - 2012-09-13


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