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Terrible Privacy Of Maxwell Sim

Jonathan Coe

"Maxwell Sim can’t seem to make a single meaningful connection. He maintains an e-mail correspondence with his estranged wife, though under a false identity; his incomprehensible teenage daughter prefers her BlackBerry to his conversation; and his childhood best friend refuses to return his calls. In an attempt to get out of this horrible rut, Max quits his job at the local department store and accepts a strange business proposition that has him driving a Prius full of toothbrushes from London to the remote Shetland Islands. But Max’s trip doesn’t go as planned, as he’s unable to resist making a series of impromptu visits to important figures from his past.

A modern-day picaresque from Jonathan Coe—acclaimed author of The Rotters’ Club—The Terrible Privacy of Maxwell Sim explores the difficulties of making genuine connections in a world of advanced communications technology and rampant social networking".

The Terrible Privacy Of Maxwell Sim / Jonathan Coe: Vintage, London, 2010.

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