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Poignant tale of a woman’s guilt

THE RAIN BEFORE IT FALLS, By Jonathan Coe, Penguin/Viking, €26.45.

22nd September, 2007

THE RAIN BEFORE IT FALLS, By Jonathan Coe, Penguin/Viking, €26.45.

The Rain Before It Falls is Jonathan Coe’s eighth novel, and if the feverish speculation - well , as feverish as it gets in such polite circles - in the books pages of the British press were to be believed, it represent ed his most convincing argument yet for a major literary prize.

Coe has been carrying a kind of albatross around his...

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