Their Lips Talk Of Mischief by Alan WarnerTheir Lips Talk Of Mischief by Alan Warner

Their Lips Talk Of Mischief

byAlan Warner

Paperback | September 3, 2015

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High up in the Conrad Flats that loom bleakly over Acton, two future stars of the literary scene - or so they assume - are hard at work, tapping out words of wit and brilliance between ill-paid jobs writing captions for the Cat Calendar 1985 and blurbs for trashy novels with titles like Brothel of the Vampire. Just twenty-one but already well entrenched in a life eked out on dole payments, pints and dollops of porridge and pasta, Llewellyn and Cunningham don't have it too bad: a pub on the corner, a misdirected parental allowance, and the delightful company of Aoife, Llewellyn's model fiancée, mother of his young baby - and the woman of Cunningham's increasingly vivid dreams.

Alan Warner's superb new novel sees the author of Morvern Callar at the top of his game.

Alan Warner is the author of seven previous novels: Morvern Callar, which was made into a film starring Samantha Morton, These Demented Lands, The Sopranos, The Man Who Walks, The Worms Can Carry Me To Heaven, The Stars in the Bright Sky, which was longlisted for the 2010 Man Booker Prize, and The Deadman's Pedal, which won the 2013 Ja...
Title:Their Lips Talk Of MischiefFormat:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 7.79 × 5.07 × 0.89 inPublished:September 3, 2015Publisher:Faber & Faber AgencyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0571311288

ISBN - 13:9780571311286

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