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by James Kelman

eBook An Old Pub Near the Angel: And Other Stories epub
  • ISBN: 0913006483
  • Author: James Kelman
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Subcategory: Short Stories & Anthologies
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Puckerbrush Pr; 2 edition (December 1, 1991)
  • ePUB size: 1397 kb
  • FB2 size 1198 kb
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In the spring of 1973 a postman arrived at our door with a big parcel, a cardboard box containing 200 copies of An Old Pub Near the Angel. This was payment for my first collection of stories.

Kelman is 2. ‘They don’t know enough. Then my father moved with the family to Pasadena, near Los Angeles in California. He thought there would be opportunities there, but after a while he got to hate the American system - master/slave relationship he called it - so he came back to Glasgow. Two of my brothers stayed in the US, but I returned with my father. In the spring of 1973 a postman arrived at our door with a big parcel, a cardboard box containing 200 copies of An Old Pub Near the Angel.

No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored or transmitted in any form without the express written permission of the publisher. ebook ISBN: 978-0-85790-148-4. British Library cation Data. In memory of Constance Hunting, literary hero.

James Kelman photographed in 1973 for The Scotsman newspaper. The caption read: ‘I live in a slum and drink in pubs. Jim’s first book of short stories, An Old Pub Near the Angel, has just been published in the United States by the Puckerbrush Press of Orono, Maine; so it seemed appropriate to talk to him over a hubbub of voices and the acrid smell of smoke and spilled beer. Quiet spoken, fair, with large, expressive eyes, Jim considers himself a Glaswegian, although after being brought up in Drumchapel he has lived in California, London, Jersey and Manchester.

James Kelman had been writing since about 1967 and by 1971 had enough stories for a book. In 1973, "An Old Pub Near The Angel" was published and the rest is history. James Kelman was born in Glasgow in 1946. After leaving school at 15 he worked in the printing industry and as a bus driver. In 1971 he attended creative writing night classes and in 1973 an American company published his first collection of short stories, An Old Pub Near The Angel.

James Kelman's first collection of short stories-as fresh and sharp as. .

James Kelman's first collection of short stories-as fresh and sharp as when they first appeared from US publisher Puckerbrush Press. Set among the tenements and bedsits of Glasgow, they shine a light on the exploits of young and old. James Kelman had been writing since 1967 and by 1971 had enough stories for a book. In 1973, An Old Pub Near the Angel was published and the rest James Kelman's first collection of short stories-as fresh and sharp as when they first appeared from US publisher Puckerbrush Press.

James Kelman had been writing since 1967 and by 1971 had enough stories for a book. In 1973, An Old Pub Near The Angel was published and the rest is history. To read this book, upload an EPUB or FB2 file to Bookmate.

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An Old Pub Near The Angel (1973). Three Glasgow Writers (1976, with Alex Hamilton and Tom Leonard). Mitch Miller & Johnny Rodger, The Red Cockatoo: James Kelman and the Art of Commitment (Sandstone Press, 2011). Short Tales from the Night Shift (1978). Dietmar Böhnke, Kelman Writes Back (1999). H. Gustav Klaus, James Kelman: Writers and their Work (2004). Macarthur, Claiming Your Portion of Space': A study of the short stories of James Kelman (2007). Simon Kovesi, James Kelman (Manchester University Press, 2007). Aaron Kelly, James Kelman: Politics and Aesthetics (Peter Lang, 2013).

This is James Kelman's first collection of short stories - as fresh and sharp as when they first appeared from US publisher "Puckerbrush Press". Set among the tenements and bedsits of Glasgow, they shine a light on the exploits of young and old. James Kelman had been writing since about 1967 and by 1971 had enough stories for a book. In 1973, "An Old Pub Near The Angel" was published and the rest is history. The US edition has never been out of print.
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