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Young Adam

(1957)
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Originally published in 1957, this is an existentialist murder thriller set on a canal somewhere between Edinburgh and Glasgow. The corpse of a naked woman floats downstream and an innocent man is tried for the crime.



Praise for this book

"Alex Trocchi has the courage so essential to a writer. He writes about spirit, flesh, and death and the vision that comes through the flesh . . . he has been there and brought it back." - William S Burroughs


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Paperback Editions

January 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: Young Adam
Author(s): Alexander Trocchi
ISBN: 0-7145-4462-0 / 978-0-7145-4462-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Calder Publications
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March 2017 : USA Paperback
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Title: Young Adam: A Novel
Author(s): Alexander Trocchi
ISBN: 0-8021-2617-0 / 978-0-8021-2617-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Grove Press
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September 2008 : UK Paperback
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Title: Young Adam (Oneworld Modern Classics)
Author(s): Alexander Trocchi
ISBN: 1-84749-042-5 / 978-1-84749-042-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Oneworld Classics
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August 2009 : USA Paperback
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Title: Young Adam
Author(s): Alexander Trocchi
ISBN: 1-59654-041-9 / 978-1-59654-041-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Olympia Press
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February 2003 : USA Paperback
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Title: Young Adam
Author(s): Alexander Trocchi
ISBN: 0-8021-3977-9 / 978-0-8021-3977-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Grove Press
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April 1999 : UK Paperback
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Title: Young Adam ("Rebel Inc." Classics S.)
Author(s): Alexander Trocchi
ISBN: 0-86241-905-0 / 978-0-86241-905-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Rebel inc.
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October 1996 : UK Paperback
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Title: Young Adam ("Rebel Inc" S.)
Author(s): Alexander Trocchi
ISBN: 0-86241-624-8 / 978-0-86241-624-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Rebel inc.
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April 1991 : USA Paperback
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Title: Young Adam
Author(s): Alexander Trocchi
ISBN: 1-878320-63-7 / 978-1-878320-63-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Masquerade Books
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May 1983 : UK Paperback
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Title: Young Adam
Author(s): Alexander Trocchi
ISBN: 0-7145-3931-7 / 978-0-7145-3931-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Riverrun Pr
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May 1982 : UK Paperback
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Title: Young Adam (International Writers S.)
Author(s): Alexander Trocchi
ISBN: 0-7145-3925-2 / 978-0-7145-3925-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Calder Publications Ltd
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Kindle Editions

February 2018 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Young Adam
Author(s): Alexander Trocchi
Publisher: Alma Books
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March 2017 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Young Adam: A Novel
Author(s): Alexander Trocchi
Publisher: Grove Press
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November 2013 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Young Adam
Author(s): Alexander Trocchi
Publisher: Alma Books
Availability: Amazon UK