A Paperback edition by Bill Broady in English (Oct 16, 2000)
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This is a striking debut that charts the life of a girl who becomes besotted with butterflies and swimming on the same holiday when an infant, then grows up to become a world-class... Read more
This is a striking debut that charts the life of a girl who becomes besotted with butterflies and swimming on the same holiday when an infant, then grows up to become a world-class swimmer before, at 19, obsolescence overtakes her with disorienting haste.
bill broady lives and works in Yorkshire. This astonishing debut is the fruit of Littlewoods' largesse. He has also written and published some poetry and short stories in, amongst others, The London Magazine, Poetry Now, Sofa, Printer's Devil, The Big Issue, Artscene and The Dalesman.
It's the summer of 1976 and Adrea is falling in love, while nursing the decrepit residents of Heron Close, a care home in Chalk Farm. This is the summer that sees Blue Oyster Cult and Supertramp superseded by Patti Smith and the Stranglers, and as the heat rises in and out of the Roundhouse, the lives of residents and carers are about to burn.
In the title story of this collection of short stories, an odd-job man arrives home to his Bradford council block to find a message waiting for one of its inhabitants, in ten-foot-high letters. In "Wrestling Jacob" a lusty academic spars with a strangely human ram.
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