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Maiden Voyage

Author: Denton Welch
Publisher: Norwich : Galley Beggar Press, 2014.
Series: Galley Beggar Digital Classics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Maiden Voyage is Denton Welch's debut novel, a frankly autobiographical account of a short period in his life when – at the age of 16 – he ran away from his English boarding school, before being sent back to Shanghai to live with his businessman father. “Trembling with sex", is how Alan Bennett wonderfully describes Maiden Voyage; and as well as portraying so acutely the passions and nameless longings  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wlech, Denton.
Maiden Voyage.
New York : Galley Beggar Press, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Denton Welch
ISBN: 9781910296318 1910296317
OCLC Number: 893332723
Description: 1 online resource (332 pages).
Series Title: Galley Beggar Digital Classics.
Responsibility: Denton Welch ; with a new introduction by Suzi Feay.

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Maiden Voyage is Denton Welch's debut novel, a frankly autobiographical account of a short period in his life when – at the age of 16 – he ran away from his English boarding school, before being sent back to Shanghai to live with his businessman father. “Trembling with sex", is how Alan Bennett wonderfully describes Maiden Voyage; and as well as portraying so acutely the passions and nameless longings of a teenage boy, and the strange quirks and brutalities of public school life, it is also a novel that deals with the agony of childhood bereavement – the suffering of a boy who has only recentl.

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