Capital Book Review John Lanchester
The novel is set in London prior to and during the 2008 financial crisis, jumping between December 2007, April 2008, and August 2008. The title refers both to London as the capital city of the United Kingdom, and to financial capital.
At 82, she is the oldest resident of Pepys Road, an anonymous street in a nice part of south London.
John Lanchester's Capital is a state-of-the-nation novel that fails to illuminate our turbulent times, says Toby Clements On the morning that Capital starts, Petunia is waiting for the Tesco delivery van.
Capital (novel) Capital (ISBN 9780571234622) is a novel by John Lanchester, published by Faber and Faber in 2012.