Scream If You Want to Go Faster (Paperback)
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Scream If You Want to Go Faster (Paperback)

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Paperback Published: 06/01/2011
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Hull Fair, October 2007. A city still drowning in the aftermath of summer floodwater prepares to wave farewell to Europe's biggest travelling carnival. For six year-old Billie, Walton Street is a magical playground of wide-eyed adventure. For David and Denise, the fading lights of the Fair signal the birth of a brand new kind of freedom. Rose, a 60-year-old widow seeking a kindred spirit online, is dealt a hand she hadn't bargained for, while for Michelle and Darren it's the beginning of a haunted love affair that's struggling to escape its own past. As the big wheel turns above them, and the sky comes alive with noise and colour, ten ordinary lives are brought together over a single weekend in the rain-soaked city below. Perfectly capturing the frenetic pace, heartbreaking poignancy and simmering aggression of modern urban life, "Scream if You Want to Go Faster" is a dark, funny, and abrasive novel from a stunning new voice in British fiction.

Publisher: Cornerstone
ISBN: 9780434020706
Weight: 343 g
Dimensions: 216 x 135 x 23 mm

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“Hull Fair - Fair Book”

As I live in Hull I can easily relate to the people and places in this book and that certainly added to the readability and so I think that this book is a must for anyone from the local area to read.

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Lance

“Scream if you want to read more...”

This great read, following the lives of ten characters over one chaotic weekend, is funny, moving and worryingly realistic.
Populated by peole ranging from an elderly widow to a six-year old child, it has people... More

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“Where Carver meets Keith Waterhouse”

I was lucky to get a pre-release copy of this book and was dying to let everyone know how fantastic it is. It’s a kind of everyday group jeopardy novel where the lives and personalities of many characters are... More

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