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Perverted by language : fiction inspired by the fall

Author: Peter Wild
Publisher: London : Serpent's Tail, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Twenty-three writers choose a song by The Fall and use it as inspiration for a short story.
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Wild
ISBN: 9781852429294 1852429291
OCLC Number: 85830167
Notes: "Published in association with the inaugural Manchester International Festival"--Back cover.
Description: 277 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Bingo master's breck out(1978) / Niall Griffiths --
Industrial estate(1979) / Mathew David Scott --
A new face in hell(1980) / Jeff VanderMeer --
Totally wired (1980) / Mick Jackson --
City hobgoblins (1980) / Carlton Mellick III --
Lie dream of a casino soul (1981) / Nick Johnstone --
An older lover stc. (1982) / John Williams --
Papal visit (1982) / Nick Stone --
Fortress/Deer park (1982) / Michel Faber --
Iceland (1982) / Nicholas Royle --
The man whose head expanded (1983) / Steve Aylett --
God-box (1984) / Stav Sherez --
Cruiser's creek (1985) / Peter Wild --
Lucifer over Lancashire (1986) / Nicholas Blincoe --
There's a ghost in my house (1987) / Clare Dudman --
Edinburgh man (1991) / Kevin MacNeil --
The league of bald-headed men (1993) / Andrew Holmes --
The city never sleeps (1995) / Helen Walsh --
The aphid (1995) / Stewart Lee --
Touch sensitive (1999) / Richard Evens --
My ex-classmates' kids (2001) / Matt Thorne --
Contraflow (2003) / Matt Beaumont --
I can hear the grass grow (2005) / Rebbecca Ray.
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