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Ripley Bogle

Robert McLiam Wilson

Ripley Bogle

by Robert McLiam Wilson

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Published by Pan Books in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published: London : Deutsch, 1989.

StatementRobert McLiam Wilson.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii,273p. ;
Number of Pages273
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21277925M
ISBN 100330313843

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Un roman. Robert McLiam Wilson. Robert McLiam Wilson was born in Belfast in Ripley Bogle, his debut, won the Rooney Prize, the Hughes Prize, a Betty Trask Award and the Irish Book has written two other novels - Manfred's Pain and Eureka Street -and is also the author of a non-fiction book, Thehe was named by Granta magazine as one of 20 Best of Young British Novelists.

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£ Free postage. See all 6. About this product. Product Identifiers. Publisher. Macmillan Education. ISBN ISBN eBay Product ID (ePID). Irish novelist Wilson's first book, published to considerable critical acclaim in the UK inhas waited almost a decade to be issued here.

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Arcade Publishing. Used - Good. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside.A Cambridge dropout turned penniless drifter, the unforgettable Ripley Bogle takes us through the underbelly of London and into the surreal world of a vagabond.

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