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Some Kind of Black

(1996)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Betty Trask Award Best First Novel (nominee)
A coming of age story about Dele, a young student, and his sister Dapo whp glide through love, politics and violence; Diran Adebayo's debut is funny, street-smart fiction which puts language through hoops to create an exhilarating odyssey through the London scene.

Genre: General Fiction

Praise for this book

"Funny, smart and attractively tough... magnificent and seductively Nineties." - Julie Myerson


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Used availability for Diran Adebayo's Some Kind of Black

Hardback Editions

June 1996 : UK Hardback

Title: Some Kind Of Black
Author(s): Diran Adebayo
ISBN: 1-86049-235-5 / 978-1-86049-235-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Little, Brown
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Paperback Editions

August 1997 : UK Paperback
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Title: Some Kind Of Black
Author(s): Diran Adebayo
ISBN: 0-349-10872-2 / 978-0-349-10872-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Abacus
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June 1996 : UK Paperback
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Title: Some Kind Of Black (VMC)
Author(s): Diran Adebayo
ISBN: 1-86049-143-X / 978-1-86049-143-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Virago
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Kindle Editions

October 2019 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Some Kind of Black
Author(s): Diran Adebayo
Publisher: Endeavour Keys
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