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6 edition of Mr. Alfred, M.A. found in the catalog.

Mr. Alfred, M.A.

a novel

by George Friel

  • 224 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Canongate Pub. in Edinburgh .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementGeorge Friel ; introduced by Douglas Gifford.
SeriesCanongate classics ;, 8
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6056.R53 M7 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 179 p. ;
Number of Pages179
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2131307M
ISBN 100862411637
LC Control Number88195316
OCLC/WorldCa19511032

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Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: A Glasgow Trilogy: The Boy Who Wanted Peace; Grace and Miss Partridge; Mr Alfred M. (Canongate Classics Book 90) - Kindle edition by Friel, George, Jarvie, Gordon. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading A Glasgow Trilogy: The Boy Who Wanted Peace; Grace and Miss Partridge; Mr Alfred M Reviews: 3.

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Set against the backdrop of the youth gang culture in s Glasgow. The novel movingly shows the gradual mental 5/5(1).

This volume combines the writer's The Boy Who Wanted Peace (), Grace and Miss Partridge (), and Mr. Alfred M.A. () into one convenient package. Though popular in his native Scotland, Friel is not as well known on U.S.

shores/5(3). Grace and Miss Partridge () was followed by Mr Alfred M.A. (), perhaps his most powerful novel. An Empty House appeared after the author's death from cancer in His short stories were collected and published posthumously as A Friend of Humanity ().Brand: Canongate Books.

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by George Friel - ebook () published by Canongate 1 August Introduced by Douglas GiffordAuthor: George Friel. Alfred, M.A. avg rating — 33 ratings — published — 3 editions Want to Read saving /5. That’s not to say it’s only, purportedly reminiscent of Irvine Welsh – who readily subscribes to all of the above – although, as the opening quote does show, there is a fair bit of slightly perplexing Glaswegian patois, cunningly placed amid these three novels (The Boy Who Wanted Peace, Grace and Miss Partridge and Mr Alfred M.A.

Mr Alfred M.A. by George Friel. Posted in Reading Reviewed p, plus v p Introduction by Douglas Gifford. First published in One of the best Scottish Books. Mr Alfred is an ageing teacher of English unable to make connections with the pupils at the school where he teaches – a comprehensive in a rough area.

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The Boy Who Wanted Peace, Mr Alfred M.A. and Grace and Miss Partridge were published in as The Glasgow Trilogy by Canongate Books.A collection of short stories was published in by Polygon under the title A friend of humanity and other stories. Friel's fourth novel, Mr Alfred M.A., made it to the " Best Scottish Books of all Time" list.Mr Alfred M.A.

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