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How Late It Was, How Late

Book cover ofHow Late it was How Late
  • Author: James KELMAN
  • Publisher: Secker & Warburg
  • Published: 1994
  • Description: Hardback, Good
  • Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
  • Edition: Reprint
  • Ref: 267
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This hardback edition is in good condition for its age.  There is heavy age tanning to pages, mainly at the edges but the book remains eminently readable.  Bump to head and tail of book spine.  The dust jacket is complete, still shows the price, but is showing signs of wear at the extremities.

Winner of the 1994 Booker Prize.

SYNOPSIS:  “An ex-convict has returned to Glasgow and tried to make some for of life for himself.  He does a bit of this and that, mainly shoplifting.  His life isn’t great but its not impossible, although he could return to England where there might be a chance of a job.  This Sunday morning he wakens down a lane after a two-day drinking session.  An hour later he has been jailed.  The police hold him for questioning, release him eventually.  The problem is he has become blind…”