The Changeling by Andrew Marr

The Changeling by Andrew Marr

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Thirteen-year-old Tom Curdie, the product of a Glasgow slum, is on probation for theft. His teachers admit that he is clever, but only one, Charles Forbes, sees an uncanny warmth in his reticence and in his seemingly insolent smile. So he decides to take Tom on holiday with his own family...

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Thirteen-year-old Tom Curdie, the product of a Glasgow slum, is on probation for theft. His teachers admit that he is clever, but only one, Charles Forbes, sees an uncanny warmth in his reticence and in his seemingly insolent smile. So he decides to take Tom on holiday with his own family ...This powerful novel explores one of Jenkins' consistent and most fruitful themes - how goodness and innocence is compromised when faced with the pressures of growing up and becoming part of society.

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SKU GOR001827942
Title The Changeling
Author Afterword by Andrew Marr
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Canongate Books Ltd
Year Published 2008
Number of Pages 240
ISBN 10 1847672388
ISBN 13 9781847672384
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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Thirteen-year-old Tom Curdie, the product of a Glasgow slum, is on probation for theft. His teachers admit that he is clever, but only one, Charles Forbes, sees an uncanny warmth in his reticence and in his seemingly insolent smile. So he decides to take Tom on holiday with his own family ...This powerful novel explores one of Jenkins' consistent and most fruitful themes - how goodness and innocence is compromised when faced with the pressures of growing up and becoming part of society.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR001827942
Title The Changeling
Author Afterword by Andrew Marr
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Canongate Books Ltd
Year Published 2008
Number of Pages 240
ISBN 10 1847672388
ISBN 13 9781847672384
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No