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Young Skins - Colin Barrett
Young Skins
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A stunning introduction to a singular new voice in contemporary fiction.Enter the small, rural town of Glanbeigh, a place whose fate took a downturn with the Celtic Tiger, a desolate spot where buffoonery and tension simmer and erupt, and booze-sodden boredom fills the corners of every pub and... show more
A stunning introduction to a singular new voice in contemporary fiction.Enter the small, rural town of Glanbeigh, a place whose fate took a downturn with the Celtic Tiger, a desolate spot where buffoonery and tension simmer and erupt, and booze-sodden boredom fills the corners of every pub and nightclub. Here, and in the towns beyond, the young live hard and wear the scars
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Format: Kindle Edition
ASIN: B00OV9D9PY
Publisher: Grove Press, Black Cat
Pages no: 196
Edition language: English
Category:
Short Stories
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Beamis12
Beamis12 rated it
3.5 Young Skins
3.5 Quite a few good stories by this up and coming Irish writer. Stuck in a Irish town with boarded up windows for store fronts and little or no job opportunity besides hanging, playing pool etch these young men and women spend endless days trying to outwit boredom and the nullifying effects of same...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
3.5 Young Skins by Colin Barrett
bookshelves: autumn-2014, shortstory-shortstories-novellas, published-2014, britain-ireland Recommended to ☯Bettie☯ by: Laura Read from November 06 to 11, 2014 Description: This magnificent collection takes us to Glanbeigh, a small town in rural Ireland – a town in which the youth have the run...
Hol
Hol rated it
0.0 Reading progress update: I've read 19 out of 176 pages.
I'm still not feeling great, but I...can't...physically...go...on...without...books! I want so badly to read, at least a bit, so bought the debut collection of short stories by local author Colin Barrett. My concentration is shot at the minute with one thing and another, so short stories are ideal. ...
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