Burning Your Own
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It is the summer of 1969 and ten-year-old Mal is finding it difficult to settle into his new home, a housing estate on the outskirts of Belfast. He befriends a brash and rebellious teenager, Francy, who revels in his own status as an outsider and has set up camp in the local dump. But this is no ordinary summer – the civil rights marches are beginning, and the simmering sectarian tensions of the Larkview estate are set to erupt, hastening Mal’s painful, shocking loss of innocence. A critically acclaimed classic by one of today's best Irish writers.The book also contains an essay by Glenn Patterson and a critical essay by Carlo Gébler. Glenn Patterson is also the author of Fat Lad, The International and The Third Party, all published by Blackstaff Press.

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    • Dec-2008
    • Blackstaff Press
    • Paperback
    • ISBN: 0856408107
    • ISBN13: 9780856408106
    • First Edition
    • Dec-2013
    • Blackstaff Press, The
    • eBook
    • ISBN: 0856402117
    • ISBN13: 9780856402111
    • Apr-2008
    • Blackstaff Press
    • eBook (Kindle)


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