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Author: Adam Mars-Jones
Publisher: London : Faber and Faber, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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John Cromer experiences his 1950s childhood as a sort of ramshackle isolation tank, screening out sensation and adventure. Of course, as he points out, time passed slowly for everyone in the fifties, it wasn₂t just him, but it₂s hard to deny him the status of a special case. From that point on, John₂s epic task becomes clear. He must climb out of the tank and make his way somehow on land. Pilcrow is an exploration  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Mars-Jones
ISBN: 9780571217038 0571217036
OCLC Number: 183916280
Description: 525 p. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Adam Mars-Jones.

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Growing up disabled and gay in the 1950s, circumstances force John Cromer from an early age to develop an intense and vivid internal world. As his character develops, this ability to transcend  Read more...

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