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James Kelman

Simon KoМ€vesi

James Kelman

by Simon KoМ€vesi

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Published by Manchester University Press, Distributed exclusively in the USA by Palgrave in Manchester, UK, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kelman, James, -- 1946- -- Criticism and interpretation.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [186]-198) and index.

    StatementSimon Kövesi.
    SeriesContemporary British novelists
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6061.E518 Z76 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination204 p. ;
    Number of Pages204
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18897382M
    ISBN 109780719070969, 9780719070976
    LC Control Number2008360584

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    James Kelman. Home. Dirt Road James Kelman James Kelman 'The truth is he didn't care how long he was going away. Forever would have suited him. the agonising demands of love and the lure of the open road. It is also a beautiful book about the power of music and all that it can offer. From the understated serenity of Kelman's prose emerges a. Glasgow writer Kelman (Greyhound for Breakfast, ) follows a bumbling, lovesick Everyman on his daily rounds as he teaches, drinks, and broods. Too long for what it accomplishes, the novel's oddly musical style nonetheless offers a good deal of pleasure. Lonely bachelor Patrick Doyle, a schoolteacher with working-class roots, is preoccupied with thoughts of Alison (a married teacher), of.

    James Kelman was born in Glasgow, June , and left school in , began work in the printing family emigrated to USA, returned a year later. I moved around, working in various jobs in various places. I was living in England when I started writing: ramblings, musings, sundry phantasmagoria, stories; whatever, I committed to it and kept at it. Kelman is a writer of singular will and sincerity.” — The New York Times Book Review “As an urban coming-of-age, the novel also reminded me of A Tree Grows in Brooklyn This funny, sad and deeply entrancing novel works as dreams do: by seduction, by raising .


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