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Kiddar"s luck and The ampersand

Jack Common

Kiddar"s luck and The ampersand

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Published by Frank Graham in Newcastle upon Tyne .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesKiddar"s luck.
StatementJack Common.
ContributionsCommon, Jack.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.C7366 Ki, PR6053.O449 Ki
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 309 p. ;
Number of Pages309
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4599431M
ISBN 100859830276
LC Control Number77362253
OCLC/WorldCa3069395


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For those of us who grew up in Newcastle Upon Tyne he captures time and place 5/5(3). V.S. Pritchett called it the most influential book of his life. Kiddar's Luck was first published in (and its sequel, The Ampersand, in ).

After the commercial failure of his two novels, Jack Common lived in poverty for much of the rest of his life, and died in V.S. Pritchett called it the most influential book of his life.

"Kiddar's Luck" was first published in (and its sequel, "The Ampersand", in ). After the commercial failure of his two novels, Jack Common lived in poverty for much of the rest of his life, and died in /5(16).

Kiddar's Luck is the autobiographical description of the authors childhood on the streets of Edwardian Tyneside. The Ampersand continues this story further. The book is in very good condition. MANY incidents in this book about the boy- hood of a railwayman's son in a Newcastle suburb early in this century must appear more humorous to the reader who has not shared that experience than they did to the author at the time.

All readers, however, must be predisposed in favour of the book since, unlike so many of its kind, it is neither grittily depressing, drearily sordid, nor politically ten.

Kiddar's Luck was first published in (and its sequel, The Ampersand, in ). After the commercial failure of his two novels, Jack Common lived in poverty for much of the rest of his life, and died in John Mapplebeck's film tribute Common's Luck () tried to address the neglect of Jack Common, and can now be viewed on Vimeo.

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