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Young Adam
By Alexander Trocchi

Young Adam

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Young Adam by Alexander Trocchi

Book Description

Trocchi's narrator is an outsider; a drifter working for the skipper of a barge. Together they discover a young woman's corpse floating in the canal. Tensions increase in cramped confines with the narrator's highly charged seduction of the skipper's wife. Compulsively readable, this is no ordinary thriller. It challenges conventional morality. The certainty of events and their meaning is far from objective.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781847490421
ISBN-10: 1847490425
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 128mm x 12mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: Oneworld Classics Ltd
Publisher: Oneworld Classics Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Books By Author Alexander Trocchi

Man at Leisure by Alexander Trocchi Man at Leisure, Paperback (January 2015)

Presents a collection of verse that reveals lesser-known facets of the novelist Alexander Trocchi's writing. This book features poems that range from the lyricism of his early love poetry and reflections on his involvement in drug culture to the penetrating comments on contemporary figures and events of his later pieces.

Cain's Book by Alexander Trocchi Cain's Book, Paperback (July 2012)

Written in America while Trocchi was working on a scow on the Hudson River, Cain's Book is an extraordinary autobiographical account about a junky's life, and an honest, raunchy, eye-opening trip through hell.

Young Adam by Alexander Trocchi Young Adam, Paperback / softback (February 2003)

Soon to be released as a film, this first novel by Scottish beat writer Trocchi is an absorbing existential thriller--a lost gem of world literature reminiscent of Camus, Bukowski, and Burroughs. "Everyone should read Young Adam."

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Author Biography - Alexander Trocchi

Born and educated in Glasgow, Alexander Trocchi joined the Parisian literary scene of the early 1950s. From Paris he moved to the US where he was one of the founders of the Beat community.

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