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Oranges From Spain - David Park

Oranges From Spain


Published: 5th April 2004
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Oranges From Spain is a collection of stories about of the trials of growing up in a community where tension, confusion and violence hold sway. Here, among other tales, a youthful seaside romance crosses the religious divide, a gang take turns at the wheel of a stolen car, and an exceptional student stirs the resentment of her troubled teacher. Set in Northern Ireland against the background of the troubles, these vignettes capture the spirit of adolescence in difficult times.

'Writing I can only describe as magnificent' Irish Times 'Reminicent of the earliest tales of Bernard MacLaverty ... a writer to watch' Scotland on Sunday 'If there has been a better collection than David Park's ORANGES FROM SPAIN in the last year then I fear I have not read it' Daily Telegraph 'Park is an Irish-born writer who brings his celebration of language, and humanity, to every page' Daily Mail

The trapp. 1
Killing a Britp. 17
The martyr's memorialp. 23
The apprenticep. 45
The catchp. 53
Angelp. 63
Searching the shadowsp. 77
The red kitep. 95
On the shorep. 101
Louisep. 137
The fishing tripp. 147
The silver saloonp. 157
The pleasure domep. 165
Oranges from Spainp. 177
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ISBN: 9780747571629
ISBN-10: 0747571627
Audience: BAU
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 5th April 2004
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.9 x 12.8  x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.17
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: New edition