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Pack Men by Alan Bissett

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'That's why aw this-' Cage lifts his lager can, sweeps it round 180 degrees. '-means so much tay a man.' The crowd stamps and claps, a hundred and fifty thousand voices blending into one. In 2008 Glasgow Rangers FC reached a major European final. It was held in Manchester, a short hop from Scotland into England. Cue a colossal invasion: the largest movement of Scots over the border in history and the first time in hundreds of years that an English city was taken over. Chaos reigned. Pack Men is the fictional story of three pals and one child trapped inside this powderkeg. In a city rocking with beer, brotherhood and sectarianism, the boys struggle to hold onto their friendship, as they turn on each other and the police turn on them. And somehow one of them has to disclose a secret which he knows the others won't want to hear...With this novel, one of Scotland's leading young writers has created a scuffed comedy about male un-bonding and Britain unravelling.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780755319442
ISBN-10: 0755319443
Classification: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
Format: Paperback (197mm x 130mm x 18mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Hachette Scotland
Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
Publish Date: 10-May-2012
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Death of a Ladies' Man by Alan Bissett Death of a Ladies' Man, Paperback (May 2010)

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Author Biography - Alan Bissett

Alan Bissett is a novelist, playwright and performer who lives in Glasgow. His previous novel Death of a Ladies' Man was shortlisted for a Scottish Arts Council Fiction of the Year prize. His play Turbo Folk was shortlisted for Best New Play at the Critics' Awards for Theatre in Scotland. In 2010 he wrote and performed his 'one-woman show', The Moira Monologues around Scotland to great acclaim and it is now in development with the BBC. The short film which he wrote and narrated, 'The Shutdown', has won awards at several major international film festivals.

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