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Life in the Palace

(1988)
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"Tough and tender ... an excellent first novel."
Victoria Glendinning


Kinnaird Buildings, a tenement block in Waterloo, was once quality. Now ancient and blackened, it houses a fringe community of the feckless, the light-fingered, the addicted, who ignore the thuds and screams, and try to patch something together out of the rags and tatters of their lives. At the centre are Judy, resting from emotional entanglements with men, attempting to resist romantic, wayward Jimmy Raffo; and Loretta, fighting poverty and the brutality of her surroundings.

 
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Hardback Editions

February 1988 : UK Hardback
Title: Life in the Palace
Author(s): Carol Birch
ISBN: 0-333-46034-0 / 978-0-333-46034-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Macmillan Interactive Publishing
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Paperback Editions

May 2011 : UK Paperback
Title: Life In The Palace
Author(s): Carol Birch
ISBN: 1-84408-800-6 / 978-1-84408-800-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Virago
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March 2000 : UK Paperback
Title: Life In The Palace
Author(s): Carol Birch
ISBN: 1-86049-688-1 / 978-1-86049-688-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Virago
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October 1989 : UK Paperback
Title: Life in the Palace (Arena Books)
Author(s): Carol Birch
ISBN: 0-09-969890-0 / 978-0-09-969890-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Arena Arrow
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