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Where Shall We Run To?

(2018)
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From one of our greatest living writers comes a remarkable memoir of a forgotten England.

'The war went. We sang in the playground, "Bikini lagoon, an atom bomb's boom, and two big explosions". David's father came back from Burma and didn't eat rice. Twiggy taught by reciting "The Pied Piper of Hamelin", "The Charge of the Light Brigade" and the 13 times table. Twiggy was fat and short and he shouted, and his neck was as wide as his head. He was a bully, though he didn't take any notice of me.'

In Where Shall We Run To?, Alan Garner remembers his early childhood in the Cheshire village of Alderley Edge: life at the village school as 'a sissy and a mardy-arse'; pushing his friend Harold into a clump of nettles to test the truth of dock leaves; his father joining the army to guard the family against Hitler; the coming of the Yanks, with their comics and sweets and chewing gum. From one of our greatest living writers, it is a remarkable and evocative memoir of a vanished England.



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Hardback Editions

August 2018 : UK Hardback
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Title: Where Shall We Run To?: A Memoir
Author(s): Alan Garner
ISBN: 0-00-830597-8 / 978-0-00-830597-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Fourth Estate
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Paperback Editions

April 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: Where Shall We Run To?: A Memoir
Author(s): Alan Garner
ISBN: 0-00-830600-1 / 978-0-00-830600-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Fourth Estate
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Audio Editions

August 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Where Shall We Run To?: A Memoir
Author(s): Alan Garner
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
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August 2018 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Where Shall We Run To?: A Memoir
Author(s): Alan Garner
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

August 2018 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Where Shall We Run To?: A Memoir
Author(s): Alan Garner
Publisher: Fourth Estate
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU