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  • Lucky Jim


    Set in England in the 1950s, Lucky Jim follows James "Jim" Dixon, a professor, as he navigates the world of academia in his first year at a new school. A veteran of WWII, Jim struggles to fit into the high-brow world of the university while dreaming of a fast-paced London life, recounted in a series of humorous incidents. This comic novel chronicles a time of great social upheaval in Britain, as the formally strict class hierarchies begin to shift in the wake of the Second World War.