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The Dear Green Place and Fur Sadie

The Dear Green Place and Fur Sadie (Paperback)

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Glasgow, 'the dear green place', is the setting for Archie Hind's acclaimed novel. Mat Craig is a young Glaswegian working-class hero and would-be novelist, whose desire to define himself as an artist creates social and family tensions. Set in 1960s Glasgow, 'The Dear Green Place' is an absorbing and moving story, the whole book is invested with strong and sombre descriptions of the city around Mat.

Fiction & PoetryModern & contemporary fiction post c 1945 Publisher: Birlinn General Publication Date: 04/03/2008 ISBN-13: 9781846970795  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Archie Hind was born in 1928. Educated in Glasgow, where he has spent most of his life, his jobs have included bus driving, glass sculpting and data processing. He studied writing for a year at Newbattle College under Edwin Muir, and attended WEA lectures by Jack Rillie of the English Department at Glasgow University; both men were to influence him and his writing. 'The Dear Green Place' first published in 1966 is Hind's only novel and won both the Guardian Fiction Award and the Yorkshire Post Award for Best Book.

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