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Marabou Stork Nightmares

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Although Irvine Welsh has reached the status of a cult author, this is in fact only his second novel. "Trainspotting", his first, is soon to be made into a film by the team who brought us "Shallow Grave". "Marabou Stork Nightmares" sees Roy Strang engaged in the strange quest of ridding Lake Torto in South Africa of the predator/scavenger bird of the title, before it succeeds in driving away the peace-loving flamingo. Throughout the novel we also find out about Roy's bizarre family, the Scottish housing scheme where he was brought up, his early life of brutality and his move to Africa. And, as the blurb says; "this potentially charming story of ornithological goodwill mutates into a filthy

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About the Author

Irvine Welsh is the author of seven works of fiction. Film rights for Porno have been sold to the company that made Trainspotting. He lives in San Francisco.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780099435112
Author:
WELSH, IRVINE
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Location:
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Subject:
General Fiction
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
19960307
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
197 x 129 in.

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