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    The Ballad of Peckham Rye

    £9.99
    ISBN: 9781846974281
    AuthorMuriel Spark
    Pub Date16/11/2017
    BindingHardback
    Pages144
    Availability: In Stock

    A bewitching comic masterpiece, The Ballad of Peckham Rye relates the tale of one Dougal Douglas, who is taken on by a small textile firm to `bring vision into the lives of the workers'. A devilishly charismatic force of nature who likes nothing better than to stir things up, he takes great delight in wreaking havoc with the locals. Nervous breakdowns, sexual misdemeanours, a heart attack and murder ensue . . . This is Spark at her most ingenious.



    The publishers acknowledge investment from Creative Scotland towards the publication of this book.



    Supported by the Muriel Spark Society.

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    A bewitching comic masterpiece, The Ballad of Peckham Rye relates the tale of one Dougal Douglas, who is taken on by a small textile firm to `bring vision into the lives of the workers'. A devilishly charismatic force of nature who likes nothing better than to stir things up, he takes great delight in wreaking havoc with the locals. Nervous breakdowns, sexual misdemeanours, a heart attack and murder ensue . . . This is Spark at her most ingenious.



    The publishers acknowledge investment from Creative Scotland towards the publication of this book.



    Supported by the Muriel Spark Society.