Junk: Adapted for the stage

Paperback | October 1, 2008

byMelvin Burgess

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Tar loves Gemma, but Gemma doesn't want to be tied down - not to anyone or anything. Gemma wants to fly. But no one can fly forever. One day, somehow, finally you have to come down. Commissioned and produced by Oxford Stage Company, Junk premiered at The Castle, Wellingborough, in January 1998 and went on to tour throughout the UK in 1998 and 1999.

"John Retallack's excellent adaptation of Melvin Burgess's controversial Carnegie Medal winning novel is splendidly unpatronising...a truly cautionary tale" (Independent)

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Tar loves Gemma, but Gemma doesn't want to be tied down - not to anyone or anything. Gemma wants to fly. But no one can fly forever. One day, somehow, finally you have to come down. Commissioned and produced by Oxford Stage Company, Junk premiered at The Castle, Wellingborough, in January 1998 and went on to tour throughout the UK in ...

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junk = heroin = bliss = despair = a love affair you'll never forget'It was a love story. Me, Gemma and junk.' Tar loves Gemma, but Gemma doesn't want to be tied down -- not to anyone or anything. Gemma wants to fly. But no one can fly forever. One day, somehow, finally, you have to come down.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:80 pages, 7.75 × 5.1 × 0.23 inPublished:October 1, 2008Language:English

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ISBN - 10:041373840X

ISBN - 13:9780413738400

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?John Retallack's excellent adaptation of Melvin Burgess's controversial Carnegie Medal winning novel is splendidly unpatronising?a truly cautionary tale? ?Independent