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The deadman's pedal

By: Warner, Alan

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0099268760 / 9780099268765
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823.92
02/05/2013
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20 cm 375 pages
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Reprint. Originally published: London: Jonathan Cape, 2012.

Winner of the James Tait Black Fiction PrizeFor 16-year-old Simon Crimmons there is not a lot to do.

Going nowhere, fed up with school, he leaves to work as a driver on the trains.

That summer he is introduced to a world of grown-up glamour, strikes and girlfriends.

When Simon falls for the ethereal, aristocratic Varie, he finds freedom and adventure but will it be at a price?

Too 'posh' for the railways, too 'working class' for Varie, Simon must navigate what it means to be a man as his world is turned upside down.

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FA Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

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