The Spoiler

The Spoiler

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A dark hyper-comedy set in London in the late 1990s during the last gasp of the newspaper wars just before the dot-com tidal wave--about two female journalists at opposite ends of their life and work who become locked in a fierce tango of wills and whose lives are forever changed by their (not-so-) brief (head-on) encounter.

At the novel's center--a legendary prize-winning war correspondent (called in her day "The Newsroom Dietrich" because of her luminescent beauty)… (more)

Editorial reviews (3 reviews)

McAfee skewers the Fourth Estate with an insider’s insight, cutting wit and razor-sharp writing.

Take “Scoop,” Evelyn Waugh’s classic sendup of journalism, and replace its hero, a clueless nature columnist, with a perky Bridget Jones gal, move the time frame from the 1930s to 1997, and you’ve got a pretty good idea of what Annalena McAfee’s first novel, “The Spoiler,” aspires to be.

Kirkus Reviews : THE SPOILER (April 15, 2012)

A sharp, intelligent novel about “old” journalism, “new” journalism and the moral gap between the two.

Book Details  

Publisher: Vintage (April 10, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 304 pages

File size: 2.8 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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