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In the ten years since it was first published, Alan Bissetta€™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 a€˜the Ladsa€™ a€“ three older boys with a car called Belinda and four wheels to anywhere a€“ 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.Mum repeated, trying to haul us onto the Hallglen bus, Aw I ever hear fay you pair is can I get. ... Yea#39;ll get whit I fuckin make ye. Aye, but whit is it? Is it stovies, Mum? Mum, is it stovies? Is it Mum? I hate stovies! Mum, I hate stovies! Tough. Yea#39;veanbsp;...

Author:Alan Bissett
Publisher:Birlinn - 2011-05-01


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