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- Doubleday Canada 2010; US$ 18.95
Around 1400, in the city of Mainz, a man was born whose heretical invention was to change history. Some sixty years later he died ? robbed of his business, his printing presses, and, so he thought, his immortality. In his dazzling first novel, Morrison gives us Gutenberg?s ?testament? ? his justification, dictated to one of the young scribes his invention... more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2011; US$ 13.99
The novel opens with a surprise phone call from an old university friend, inviting Ian and his wife, Em, for a few days by the sea. Their hosts, Ollie and Daisy, are a golden couple whose glamour and happiness drive Ian to distraction, and dangerous tensions quickly emerge. Beneath congenial yet charged conversation over meals and wine, the history... more...
- Granta Publications 2009; US$ 11.12
First published in 1993, Blake Morrison's And When Did You Last See Your Father? is an extraordinary portrait of family life, father-son relationships and bereavement. It became a best-seller and inspired a whole genre of confessional memoirs, winning the Waterstone's/Volvo/Esquire Award for Non-Fiction and the J. R. Ackerley Prize for Autobiography.... more...
- Random House 2010; US$ 10.53
Set over a long weekend in East Anglia, this is the chilling story of a rivalrous friendship - as told with deceptive casualness by the narrator, Ian. It opens with a surprise phone call from an old university friend, inviting Ian and his wife, Em, for a few days by the sea. Their hosts, Ollie and Daisy, are a golden couple, and the scene is set... more...
- Random House 2015; US$ 13.18
?A cul-de-sac, a dead-end track, A sandbanked strand to sink a fleet, A bay, a bar, a strip, a trap, A wrecking ground, that?s Shingle Street.? Blake Morrison?s first two collections, Dark Glasses (1984) and The Ballad of a Yorkshire Ripper (1987) established him as one of our most inventive and accomplished... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2011; Not Available
In this nightmare vision of a not-too-distant future, fifteen-year-old Alex and his three friends rob, rape, torture and murder - for fun. Alex is jailed for his vicious crimes and the State undertakes to reform him - but how and at what cost? more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2006; US$ 26.95
Writing Works is a guide for writers or therapists working with groups or individuals and is full of practical advice on everything from the equipment needed to run a session to ideas for themes, all backed up by the theory that underpins the methods explained. Practitioners contribute detailed accounts of organizing writing workshops for clients. more...
- Canongate Books 1999; US$ 2.46
In both the literary sense and content, this gospel differs dramatically from the others in that it expresses the movement towards agnosticism and is more concerned with explaining high concepts like truth, light, life and spirit than recounting historical fact. With an introduction by Blake Morrison more...