Play Things

Play ThingsThe Year Old Hero Of Play Thingsrecently Graduated And Landed A Job At A Top Architectural Firm, But, He Says, I Got Tired Now He S Dropped Out, Grown His Hair Long And Taken A Job As A Playleader At An Adventure Playground But He Quickly Discovers That The Job Isn T Quite What He D Expected The Kids Are Violent Thugs, Even Criminals, And The Playground Is A Haven For Thieves, Perverts, And Drug Dealers As The Ineffectual Playleader Finds Himself Mixed Up Rather Comically In Their Bizarre And Dangerous Schemes, It Starts To Look As Though The Summer Will Prove Not To Be About Finding Himself, But About Finding A Way To Survive Compellingly Readable, Very Funny, And Unexpectedly Moving, Peter Prince S Critically Acclaimed First Novel, Play Things , Won The Prestigious Somerset Maugham Award This Edition, The First In Nearly Forty Years, Includes A New Foreword By The Author An Agreeably Readable First Novel Light Hearted Throughout, And Altogether The Book Is A Promising Beginning To Mr Prince S Career As A Novelist J G Farrell, The Listener Mr Prince Is Absolutely First Class His Short Book Grips As A Story Exciting, Relevant, A Whole Sale Gift For The Top Notch Department Oswell Blakeston, Books And Bookmen A Newcomer Who Looks Worth Watching Prince Contrives To Make His Hero Entirely Sympathetic He Creates An Air Of Hope And Human Potential, And You Feel A Surge Of Sheer Affection For This Not So Null Figure The Guardian

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  • Paperback
  • 128 pages
  • Play Things
  • Peter Prince
  • English
  • 15 February 2017
  • 9780099094609