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Boyracers by Alan Bissett
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In the ten years since it was first published, Alan Bissett's Boyracers has become a cult classic. Adored by a generation of Scottish teenagers for its humour, optimistic spirit, inventive narrative style and pop-culture riffing, Boyracers is the definitive novel about the freedom of youth in the Noughties. Meet sixteen-year-old Alvin. Poet. Virgin. Confused. Adopted by `the Lads' - three older boys with a car called Belinda and four wheels to anywhere - he begins the crazy road-trip from adolescence to adulthood. Perched in the back seat, Alvin watches life darken before his eyes, and soon he must decide if his fate lies in Falkirk or beyond the shimmering horizon of the unknown.

Author Biography

Alan Bissett was born in Falkirk in 1975 and attended the University of Stirling. He currently lives in Glasgow. He is the editor of Damage Land: New Scottish Gothic Fiction (Polygon); his most recent novel is Death of a Ladies' Man.
Release date Australia
March 8th, 2002
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edition
New edition
Imprint
Polygon An Imprint of Birlinn Limited
Pages
190
Dimensions
129x198x20
ISBN-13
9780748663286
Product ID
2522228

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