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Small crimes in an age of abundance

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Published by Nan A. Talese in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMatthew Kneale.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6061.N37 S63 2005
The Physical Object
Pagination208 p. ;
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3306846M
ISBN 100385514077
LC Control Number2004051793
OCLC/WorldCa55877799

  In the U.S., life expectancy is higher than ever, our air is the cleanest it’s been in a decade, and despite a slight uptick last year, violent crime has been trending down since   Whether the Green Gang was a leviathan of violent crime or a social organization dedicated to looking after Chinese interests, they certainly wielded plenty of power. Most famously led by Du “Big Ears” Yuesheng (pictured above), a triad boss who bought cops, houses of ill repute, and politicians inside Shanghai’s French Concession, the Green Gang reportedly had their hands deep . Crime and Punishment, novel by Russian writer Fyodor Dostoyevsky, first published in Centering on the poor former student Raskolnikov, whose theory that humanitarian ends justify evil means leads him to murder, the story is one of the finest studies of the psychopathology of .


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SMALL crimes can have big consequences, according to Matthew Kneale. Kneale studied history at Oxford in his native England. Among his books are two historical novels, one of which, English Passengers, won the Whitbread Book of the Year in He also has a penchant for travel, which shows in his new collection of short fiction/5.

Fans of Matthew Kneale's historical saga, English Passengers, which won the Whitbread Book of the Year Award and was short-listed for the Booker Prize, be forewarned.A short story collection, such as Small Crimes in an Age of Abundance, is very said, relax and enjoy the fact that Matthew Kneale has mastered both genres/5(9).

About Small Crimes in an Age of Abundance. A well-intentioned English family unwittingly becomes complicit in state violence while traveling through China. A ploddingly respectable London lawyer chances upon a stash of cocaine and realizes it offers the wealth and status he’s always hungered for.

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Matthew Kneale's latest books are Small Crimes in an Age of Abundance (), a collection of short stories; Powder (), a novella; and When We Were Romans ().

In his non-fiction book An Atheist's History of Belief was published. He has a particular interest in other languages and has travelled widely. He lives in Rome. Small Crimes in an Small crimes in an age of abundance book of Abundance is a volume of 12 short stories set around the world, from Colombia to London to Africa.

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Today, the world he hoped for, in which censorship would end – as the Berlin Wall would fall – can seem much closer: we live in what academics call an era of “information abundance”.

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[1] Yuval Levin, The Fractured Republic: Renewing America's Social Contract in the Age of Individualism (New York: Basic Books, ), [2] A concise but convincing depiction of this is found in Brink Lindsay, Age of Abundance: How Prosperity Transformed American Politics and Culture (New York: Hapers, ), The theme is pursued at far greater length in Alan Petingy, The.If we should have a crime wave now, it won’t be due to anything new or strange.

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