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Granta 7: Best of Young British Novelists

Who were the best young British novelists ten years ago? And who among them have emerged as the important writers of today? This classic issue of Granta (reprinted six times) collects new fiction from the twenty writers, judged in 1983, to be the best of their generation.

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In this issue

Martin Amis: Money
Pat Barker: Blow Your House Down
Julian Barnes: Emma Bovary’s Eyes
Ursula Bentley: Foreign Buddies
William Boyd: Extracts from the Journal of Flying Officer J
Buchi Emecheta: Head Above Water
Maggie Gee: Rose on the broken
Kazuo Ishiguro: Summer After the War
Alan Judd: Obsessions
Adam Mars-Jones: Trout Day by Pumpkin Light
Ian McEwan: The Writing of ‘Or Shall We Die?’
Shiva Naipaul: The Fortune-Teller
Philip Norman: Ol’ Black Rock
Christopher Priest: The Miraculous Cairn
Salman Rushdie: The Golden Bough
Lisa St. Aubin de Teran: The Five of Us
Clive Sinclair: Antics
Graham Swift: About the Eel
Rose Tremain: My Wife is a White Russian
A. N. Wilson: Scandal