A Kestrel for a Knave (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics)

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9780141181394: A Kestrel for a Knave (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics)

Harshly unsentimental, this novel tells the story of the remarkable relationship between the desperate Billy, a friendless boy living in a soulless northern town, and the equally destructive, fierce kestrel, Kes, which he raises from the nest.

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Barry Hines was born near Barnsley, Yorkshire, in 1939 and was a promising footballer before taking a teaching qualification at Loughborough. He taught PE in London and in Yorkshire before writing full time. He has written nine novels, and co-wrote the screenplay of Kes with Ken Loach. He lives in Yorkshire.

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Hines, Barry
Published by Penguin Classic (1999)
ISBN 10: 0141181397 ISBN 13: 9780141181394
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