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Marabou stork nightmares : a novel

Author: Irvine Welsh
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 1997, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The making of a Scottish hooligan. He is Roy Strang, whose mother was a prostitute, the father a ruffian, and there was a pedophile uncle who played with him. He gets into wrong company, stabs a schoolmate, gang rapes a girl and becomes famous. One day he gets his just deserts. The tale is told in flashbacks as he lies in hospital in a coma. By the author of The Acid House.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Irvine Welsh
ISBN: 0393315630 9780393315639 0393038459 9780393038453
OCLC Number: 36429347
Notes: Originally published: London : Cape, 1995.
Description: 264 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: by Irvine Welsh.

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The making of a Scottish hooligan. He is Roy Strang, whose mother was a prostitute, the father a ruffian, and there was a pedophile uncle who played with him. He gets into wrong company, stabs a schoolmate, gang rapes a girl and becomes famous. One day he gets his just deserts. The tale is told in flashbacks as he lies in hospital in a coma. By the author of The Acid House.

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