Fiction Books:

Careless Talk

Format

Paperback / softback

Customer rating

Click to share your rating 0 ratings (0.0/5.0 average) Thanks for your vote!

Share this product

Careless Talk by Michael Richardson
$22.00

Available on orders $100 to $1000. Learn more

In stock with supplier

The item is brand new and in-stock in with one of our preferred suppliers. The item will ship from the Mighty Ape warehouse within the timeframe shown below.

Usually ships within 10-14 days

Availability

Delivering to:

Estimated arrival:

  • Around 7-12 November using standard courier delivery

Description

Young Morley Charles worries that he s just not clever enough for the city s art school. But the lies he tells to advance himself in the eyes of friends, family and the local priest bring all manner of trouble. Imagine if Michael Frayn s Spies had been set in Birmingham with the daftest, funniest, most self-deluding schoolboy at its heart. Well, here is Morley Charles again, the inventive and sexually curious hero of The Pig Bin, but now he has artistic ambitions and anxieties about links between his family and the Blackshirts. Careless Talk is a glorious comedy of misunderstandings set in a seemingly ordinary end-of-wartime suburb.

Author Biography

MICHAEL RICHARDSON spent his teaching career as head of art in Birmingham secondary schools. His short stories, poems and articles have appeared in the Sunday Times, Mayfair, Private Eye and London Magazine, and his paintings have been widely exhibited. He enjoys walking in areas supplied with old-fashioned pubs not too far from each other, inventing things and, like Morley Charles, masquerading as a foreigner when the occasion demands.
Release date NZ
October 1st, 2007
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edition
Main
Imprint
Tindal Street Press
Pages
272
Dimensions
130x200x25
ISBN-13
9780955138461
Product ID
1838667

Customer reviews

Nobody has reviewed this product yet. You could be the first!

Write a Review

Marketplace listings

There are no Marketplace listings available for this product currently.
Already own it? Create a free listing and pay just 9% commission when it sells!

Sell Yours Here

Help & options

  • If you think we've made a mistake or omitted details, please send us your feedback. Send Feedback
  • If you have a question or problem with this product, visit our Help section. Get Help
  • Seen a lower price for this product elsewhere? We'll do our best to beat it. Request a better price
Filed under...