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Tongues of flame

Author: Tim Parks
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Parks
ISBN: 9780749396176 0749396172
OCLC Number: 843198990
Notes: Originally published in Great Britain by William Heinemann Ltd in 1985. First published by Vintage in 1999.
Awards: Winner of Betty Trask Award 1986.
Winner of Betty Trask Awards 1986.
Description: 136 pages ; 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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