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Author: James Hanley
Publisher: Oxford : Oneworld Classics, 2007, ©1931.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Acclaimed by luminaries such as William Faulkner, suppressed for more than 50 years by a prosecution for obscenity, James Hanley's 1930s classic charts the short and brutish life of a boy forced out of school and into the unforgiving world of work.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Hanley
ISBN: 9781847490063 1847490069
OCLC Number: 82672374
Notes: Originally published 1931.
Description: ix, 204 pages, [4] pages of plates : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: Introduction by Anthony Burgess --
Preface by Laim Hanley --
Boy --
James Hanley's life --
James Hanley's works.
Responsibility: James Hanley.

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Charts the short and brutish life of a boy forced out of school and into the unforgiving world of work. Escape - in the form of stowing away on a ship - only deepens his exposure to the squalor and  Read more...

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