I Don't Want to Go to the Taj Mahal: Stories of a Birmingham Boy (Paperback)Charlie Hill (author)
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Publisher: Watkins Media
Number of pages: 112
Dimensions: 197 x 130 mm
Edition: New edition
"Utterly rancid. I loved it."
"Charlie Hill is the chronicler Birmingham needs. Clear-eyed and sharply written, this a memoir - a set of poetic postcards, really - which offers a kaleidoscope of the past, a history of Charlie and of the city itself."
"Hilariously written with a breathtaking precision and economy."
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“Short snippets of a life well lived”
Touches of humour, touches of heartbreak and packs a punch in places. Charlie takes us on a trip through Birmingham of the 80s, 90s and beyond by the way of fishmarkets, bookselling, and the trials of travelling.
“Unpretentious meandering memories”
Great to read an auto biographical work where the author is not full of his own importance A voice seldom heard, a great read.
“Proper laugh out loud funny”
I loved this book! Charlie has a really warm, engaging style of writing and unlike most memoirs this book is neither bragging nor self-deprecating, just proper laugh out loud funny. I loved the short, snappy stories... More
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