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This Party's Got to Stop

(2010)
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On a warm, sunny day in July 1964, Thomson returned home from school to discover that his mother had died suddenly while playing tennis. Twenty years later, Thomson and his brothers get word that their father has died alone in hospital. This title works Thomson's memories into a mosaic that reveals the fragility of family life in graphic detail.



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"It's a riot and tear-jerkingly sad." - Jackie Kay


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Hardback Editions

April 2010 : UK Hardback
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Title: This Party's Got To Stop
Author(s): Rupert Thomson
ISBN: 1-84708-162-2 / 978-1-84708-162-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Granta Books
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Paperback Editions

May 2011 : UK Paperback
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Title: This Party's Got To Stop
Author(s): Rupert Thomson
ISBN: 1-84708-174-6 / 978-1-84708-174-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Granta Books
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April 2010 : UK Paperback
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Title: This Party's Got to Stop: A Memoir
Author(s): Rupert Thomson
ISBN: 1-84708-166-5 / 978-1-84708-166-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Granta Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

March 2010 : Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: This Party's Got To Stop
Author(s): Rupert Thomson
Publisher: Granta Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU