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5.0 out of 5 stars Engaging tale of growing up, 17 Jan. 2001
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This review is from: Common People (Paperback)
I am finding this book a realistic tale of growing up in a working class environment. From the spitting on teachers, to working in a dead end job questioning authority. Although i am the generation after John Hay, I still find many of the stories pertinent to myself. The way the author moves from writing about a vulnerable schoolboy, and somehow turns him into a mature adult questioning people 'above' him is clever. I havent finished the book yet, but rest assured, at the speed I'm reading it - it wont be long! Top marks to the author, lets have more where that came from! ps. wouls be interesting to know if it is based on anyone... if you're reading this Martin, let me know! Mark
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