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The restraint of beasts

Author: Magnus Mills
Publisher: London : Flamingo, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Meet Tam and Richie: two dour Scots labourers. Clad in denim, work-shy, permanently discontented, intent on getting to the pub every night come hell or high water - in short, akin to your average  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Black humor
Belletristische Darstellung
Fiction
Black humor (Literature)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Magnus Mills
ISBN: 0002257203 9780002257206
OCLC Number: 52405701
Awards: Winner of McKitterick Prize 1999
Short-listed for Whitbread Prize (First Novel) 1998
Short-listed for Booker Prize for Fiction 1998
Short-listed for Whitbread Book Awards: First Novel Category 1998
Description: 215 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Magnus Mills.

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'A demented, deadpan comic wonder, this rude salute to the dark side of contract employment has the exuberant power of a magic word it might possibly be dangerous (like the title of a certain other Read more...

 
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