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Life in the Palace

July 17, 2012 | Trade paperback
ISBN: 9781844088003
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Description

Kinnaird Buildings, a tenement block in Waterloo, was once quality. Now ancient and blackened, it houses a fringe community of the feckless, the light-fingered, the addicted, who ignore the thuds and screams, and try to patch something together out of the rags and tatters of their lives.
At the centre are Judy, resting from emotional entanglements with men, attempting to resist romantic, wayward Jimmy Raffo; and Loretta, fighting poverty and the brutality of her surroundings.

About this Author

Carol Birch was born in 1951 in Manchester and went to Keele university. She has lived in London, southwest Ireland and Lancaster. In 1991 she won the prestigious Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize with THE FOG LINE.

ISBN: 9781844088003
Format: Trade paperback
Pages: 448
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Published: 2012-07-17

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