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A Disaffection

(1989)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction Best Book
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel (nominee)
Patrick Doyle is a 29 year old teacher in an ordinary school. Disaffected, frustrated and increasingly bitter at the system he is employed to maintain, Patrick begins his rebellion, fuelled by drink and his passionate, unrequited love for a fellow teacher.


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Hardback Editions

March 1989 : USA Hardback
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Title: A Disaffection
Author(s): James Kelman
ISBN: 0-374-14024-3 / 978-0-374-14024-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Farrar Straus & Giroux
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February 1989 : UK Hardback
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Title: A Disaffection
Author(s): James Kelman
ISBN: 0-436-23284-7 / 978-0-436-23284-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Martin Secker & Warburg Ltd
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Paperback Editions

October 1999 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Disaffection (Vintage Classics)
Author(s): James Kelman
ISBN: 0-09-928309-3 / 978-0-09-928309-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage Classics
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February 1990 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Disaffection (Picador Books)
Author(s): James Kelman
ISBN: 0-330-30736-3 / 978-0-330-30736-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Picador
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Kindle Editions

March 2012 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: A Disaffection: Winner of the James Tait Black Memorial Prize 1989 (Vintage Classics)
Author(s): James Kelman
Publisher: Vintage Digital
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