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This has become a classic of Glasgow fiction, depicting every aspect of life in the city. Its thirteen interlinked stories vividly evokes the slums and their inhabitants, both the young and old, Catholic and Protestant, the hopeful and the disillusioned.
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Alan Spence's debut collection of short stories is a timeless portrait of Glasgow, and an acknowledged piece of classic Scottish writingAbout the Author:
Alan Spence is an award-winning poet, playwright, novelist and short story writer and is the author of six works of fiction, five collections of poetry and six plays. His awards include the Glenfiddich Award, The People's Prize, Macallan Short Story Prize and McVitie Prize for Scottish Writer of the Year. He is Professor in Creative Writing at the University of Aberdeen where he founded the annual WORD Festival in 1999 and was its Artistic Director for twelve years. With his wife he runs the Sri Chinmoy Meditation Centre in Edinburgh.
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Book Description Phoenix, 1996. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX1857997530
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Book Description Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ), 1996. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1857997530
Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # STR-1857997530