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Howard Jacobson, Caroline Gascoigne
The Mighty Walzer
Hay Festival 2000,
Jacobson's self-laceriating humour finds it's perfect vehicle in this brilliant novel about ping-pong and the swag trade in the 1950s. It does for Manchester whatr Alfie did for London. He talks to The Sunday Timesliterary editor.