The Adult: Winner of the Somerset Maugham Award 2013

Random House
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WINNER OF THE SOMERSET MAUGHAM PRIZE

'Funny, sad, bewildering and painfully honest, it’s a must-read for all fans of Joe Dunthorne’s Submarine' Emerald Street

Jim Thorne.
He wants to understand love.
His mum.
Her three sisters have epic perms.
And they’re famous.
His dad.
He is focused on a vital question:
Mario or Sonic?
It’s England, 1989–2009.
So expect a little history.
The dolphin's name is Dilly.

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About the author

Joe Stretch was born in 1982 and brought up in Lancashire. He moved to Manchester at the age of 18 to study politics at Manchester University. His band, Performance, in which he is lead singer and lyricist, released their debut album in 2007.
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Publisher
Random House
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Published on
Aug 2, 2012
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Pages
256
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ISBN
9781446496909
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Features
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Coming of Age
Fiction / Family Life
Fiction / General
Fiction / Humorous / General
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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