Some Kind Of Black

Some Kind Of Black

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Paperback Published on: 21/08/1997
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Synopsis

Winner: Betty Trask Award, 1996; Authors' Club's 'Best First Novel' Award, 1996; The Writers Guild's New Writer of the Year, 1996 Longlisted, Booker Prize'A gloriously capable and confident writer...Some Kind of Black is thoughtful, witty and moving...it is refreshing to read something so extrovert and alert...I urge you to read it' The Times'Has the rare, incandescent energy of a story that's never been told. A classic coming-of-age tale...marks the debut of a serious talent' GQ'It is difficult to discuss the book without talking in terms of its uniqueness - and without resorting to superlatives...a tremendously rich, subtle and nuanced read' The ScotsmanA coming of age story about Dele, a young student, and his sister Dapo whp glide through love, politics and violence; Diran Adebayo's debut is funny, street-smart fiction which puts language through hoops to create an exhilarating odyssey through the London scene.

  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
  • ISBN: 9780349108728
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Weight: 176g
  • Dimensions: 127 x 170 x 195 mm

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