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Boy A

Author: Jonathan Trigell
Publisher: London : Serpent's Tail, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Released from juvenile institutions after committing a horrific crime as a child, Jack struggles within himself to blend into society with a new name, a new job, and a second chance.
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Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Trigell
ISBN: 9781846686627 1846686628
OCLC Number: 236175543
Notes: Originally published in 2004 by Serpent's Tail.
Awards: Winner of World Book Day: Spread the Word Book to Talk About 2009.
Winner of John Llewellyn Rhys Memorial Prize 2004.
Description: 248 p. ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: Jonathan Trigell.

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At 24, Jack is utterly innocent of the world, yet guilty of a monstrous childhood crime. To his new friends, he is a good guy with occasional flashes of unexpected violence. To his new girlfriend, he  Read more...

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"'Boy A impressed us on many levels: as a compelling narrative, a beautifully structured piece of writing, and as a thought-provoking novel of ideas. It's a wonderful debut' Sarah Waters, author and Read more...

 
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