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    • ISBN:9780340770917
    • Publication date:06 Dec 2001

Kingdom Come

By Melvyn Bragg

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The final novel in Melvyn Bragg's brilliant and evocative Tallentire trilogy.

Douglas Tallentire has at last achieved what his father and grandfather before him fought for so bitterly. Educated and independent, he can carve out his own career and spread his wings. But success, freedom and happiness are more elusive than ever in the fiercely competitive Seventies. From Cumbria to the frenetic whirl of sophisticated life in New York and London, Douglas, like all the Tallentires, must come to terms with private uncertainty and pain.

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  • ISBN: 9781848942561
  • Publication date: 26 Apr 2012
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An uncommonly high talent. The people are 'real' enough to leave footprints right across the page — Guardian
He emerges with stature at the end of his convincing contemporary novel on 'the way we live now' . . . the book shows range and vision . . . Bragg knows about the nuances of dialogue which differentiate character and can maintain nice dramatic irony — New Statesman
Bragg is one of the few British writers of talent with the courage to tackle an ambitious, panoramic novel — Daily Telegraph
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