The Wee Book of Calvin: Air-Kissing in the North-East (Paperback)Bill Duncan (author)
Paperback 224 Pages / Published: 04/11/2004
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A collection of essays and aphorisms about Scottish Calvinism. This is Scottish literary humour at its finest. 'A work of contemporary shamanism, with all the bluff, poetry, deranged humour, sleight-of-hand and real magic that implies.' Don Paterson. This is the first (and maybe the last) self-help guide that promises to make you feel a lot worse after you read it. A hilarious satire on freeze-dried mysticism and off-the-shelf enlightenment, it is also a haunting and lyrical reflection on places, voices and memories -- a literary journey into the heart of North-East darkness. 'A perfect evocation of Scotland's mysterious love affair with loss and sorrow. A powerful dram of Zen Calvinism.' Richard Holloway
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 124 g
Dimensions: 181 x 111 x 16 mm
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