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Tongues of flame

Author: Tim Parks
Publisher: London : Minerva, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats

The gift of tongues, prophecy exorcism...what might such concepts mean in a complacent backwater of North London? For Richard Bowen, adolescence becomes a nightmare when his parents join the  Read more...


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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Parks
ISBN: 0749396172 9780749396176
OCLC Number: 43155553
Notes: Originally published: London : Heinemann, 1985.
Awards: Winner of Betty Trask Awards 1986.
Winner of Betty Trask Award 1986.
Description: 136 p. ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: Tim Parks.


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"Religion, sex and mania bursting hoof-footed from suburban doors" -- Fay Weldon "Not since The Catcher in the Rye has there been such a believable portrayal of male puberty. The quality of Read more...

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