Perverted by Language: Fiction Inspired by the Fall

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Peter Wild
Serpent's Tail, 2007 - Fiction - 277 pages
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Mechanical ducks, shark women that taste of liquorice, perverted sexual shenanigans in cramped office spaces, double-crossing Nazi apologists, bald-headed cultural subversives and celebrity deer-culling - this is just a glimpse into the wonderful and frightening world of Perverted by Language. Twenty-three writers choose a song by The Fall and use it as inspiration for a short story. Kicking off with Niall Griffiths' scalding take on the 1978 single, Bingo Master's Break-out, the book culminates with Rebbecca Ray's devilishly saucy take on I Can Hear The Grass Grow. This work is published in association with the inaugural Manchester International Festival (28 June-15 July 2007), the world's first international festival of new work, created by leading artists from across the spectrum of popular culture, innovation and music.

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Contents

Industrial Estate 1979 Matthew David Scott
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Totally Wired 1980 Mick Jackson
31
City Hobgoblins 1980 Carlton Mellick III 39
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About the author (2007)

Peter Wild is the co-founder of www.bookmunch.co.uk. His writing and fiction have appeared in Noo Journal, Word Riot, The Big Issue, Nude magazine, Alt Sounds, City Life, 3AM magazine and Eyeballkid. He lives in Stockport.

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