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One of our greatest contemporary authors writes about sex, school and coming of age in the 1970's. (bio)
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'Galloway remains a brilliant writer, capturing mood and character, time and place, with seeming effortlessness' --Guardian
`A wonderful curiosity shop of the mysteries of womanhood, the book is a testament to Galloway's talent' --Scotsman
'A wonderful act of creativity' --Metro
'As a memoirist, Galloway is as good as they come' --Daily Telegraph
'A starburst of a book, specific in location but universal in themes'
`Galloway is a mesmerising writer. Her words pierce like a rapier' --Scotland on Sunday
'A compassionate (and funny) thank-you letter to a love-starved childhood' --Sunday Times
`Galloway tells her story with reticence and precision' --Daily Mail
'The poetic assuredness of the voice and the confiding, lulling, yarn-spinning style is a joy to read' --Independent on Sunday
'Sharp, funny, occasionally brutal and always beautifully written'
Janice Galloway's previous books include the critically acclaimed memoir This Is Not About Me and novels The Trick is to Keep Breathing, (winner if the 1990 MIND Book of the Year Award), Foreign Parts (1994 McVitie's Prize and American Academy of Authors EM Forster Award) and Clara which won the 2004 Saltire Book of the Year Award. She has also written two collections of short stories.
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