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The Dear Green Place

A classic which should be on every bookshelf,' - Scotland on Sunday Glasgow, ‘the dear green place’, is the setting for Archie Hind’s acclaimed novel. Mat Craig is a young Glaswegian working-class hero and would-be novelist, whose desire to define himself as an artist creates social and family tensions. Set in 1960s Glasgow, The Dear Green Place is an absorbing and moving story, the whole book is invested with strong and sombre descriptions of the city around Mat.


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