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#1 JohnM

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 10:56 AM

'tis currently serialised on BBC Radio 4 extra. Excellent listen and will please all you class warriors out there! :)

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 11:18 AM

There was a fine version of it on the box with a young Tom piggott smith back in the 80s. Howard spring was a fine writer

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 11:50 AM

agreed. these serialisations on radio 4 extra send me scurrying to the library to read the originals and fill some gaps in my literary education

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 04:13 PM

I think I read Shabby Tiger these many years ago, but nowadays it's getting hard to remember if I read a book or only saw it on TV.

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 04:32 PM

I think I read Shabby Tiger these many years ago, but nowadays it's getting hard to remember if I read a book or only saw it on TV.


it was on TV as it happens, quality viewing

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 07:08 PM

it was on TV as it happens, quality viewing


Well, there are you are. I've no idea whether I had the book out of Oldham Library or watched it on TV. Or if I'm confusing it with something else entirely. There was something about the pet shops on Tib Street in it, possibly?

And yet I can remember Paul Lord's disallowed try at Central Park in 1990 as if it were yesterday.




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