A Kestrel for a Knave
A Paperback edition by Barry Hines in English and English (Aug 4, 2016)
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Short Description: The classic book that inspired Kes, the famous film, now published as a Penguin Essential for the first time. ... Read more
The classic book that inspired Kes, the famous film, now published as a Penguin Essential for the first time.
Barry Hines's A Kestrel for a Knave was published in 1968, and was made into one of the key British films of the sixties. Billy Casper is beaten by his drunken brother, ignored by his mother and failing at school. He seems destined for a hard, miserable life down the pits, but for a brief time, he finds one pleasure in life: a wild kestrel that he has raised and tamed himself.
A Kestrel for a Knave Paperback edition by Barry Hines
- Barry Hines
- Penguin Decades, Penguin Essentials
- Penguin Books Ltd
- Publication date
- Aug 4, 2016
- Product dimensions
- 114 x 182 x 13mm