Greyhound for Breakfast
by James Kelman
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Superbly crafted and a joy to read. Read it for yourself.' BERNARD MacLAVERTY'"Cute Chick" [is] the funniest short story in the British language.' ALASDAIR GRAY
About the BookThis is a brilliant collection of stories set in the tenements and cheap casinos of Glasgow, Manchester and London.
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