Mary George of Allnorthover

Mary George of Allnorthover

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Greenlaw, Lavinia
HarperCollins Publishers
EAN: 9780007204595
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Lavinia Greenlaw’s mesmerising debut novel about growing up in the surreal banality of mid-’70s Essex.

Lavinia Greenlaw puts before us the monochrome, immemorial middle England of the 1970s in all its dowdy glory, and has us see through the mercurial, bewitching Mary George’s eyes how a seemingly static landscape is suddenly illuminated by the most vivid bursts of energy, colour and drama. Punk’s torch flares into life and singes the fringes of England. Mary George bears witness and burns brighter still: she is more memorable than even the extraordinary events around her, and the reader will find it devastatingly hard to leave her company at the end of this exceptional debut about growing up under the shadow of an unknowable, inescapable small-town mystery.

EAN 9780007204595
ISBN 0007204590
Binding Paperback / softback
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date January 3, 2006
Pages 272
Language English
Dimensions 198 x 129 x 21
Country United Kingdom
Readership General
Authors Greenlaw, Lavinia