By Alan Sillitoe
From one in all England’s maximum residing writers comes a suite of exquisitely shaped tales set in life’s nice playground.
Relationships – clandestine and legit – are the subject: boorish chaps and their stalwart girls ululate and hum; marriages and infidelities tick-tock and tick over; Fitzrovian ardour flares; robust males flip to drink. Love, intercourse, loss, are captured in Mr Sillitoe’s inimitable style.
As good because the common subject matter of the union of the sexes, we've got encouraged insights into beginning, boyhood, bereavement and aloneness in a suite of completely narrated observations, within which the reader participates in each one remarkable adventure.
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