Boy Racers

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Polygon, 2001 - Falkirk (Scotland) - 249 pages
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. . . being a book about Alvin, Frannie, Dolby, Brian, Belinda (doing eighty), Tyra the Beautiful, Stephen King, Pink Floyd, peach schnapps (and lemonade), hope, dreams, Scotland, death-defying driving, tenpin bowling, love and money, The Lord of the Rings, U2, infinity, Brian's nipples, noddies, text-messages, barmaids, virginity, Radiohead, The X-Men, exams, Frannie's patter, the death of punk . . . Clive Barker, the emptiness at the heart of it all, weapons, Spider-Man, Han Solo . . . and everything under the sun is in tune, as the sun is eclipsed by the moon . . .

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User Review  - Steven Pilling - Goodreads

This is fantastic , i started it unaware that it was the prequal to Pack Men. Bissett has an ear for dialogue and an understanding of the mind of young men. The novel is his debut novel and so later ... Read full review

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User Review  - Julie Mcneil - Goodreads

Not quite as good as Death of a Ladies Man but still an enjoyable read (probably 3.5 stars!) Based on the author's actual experience as a teenager in Falkirk he uses his own nickname 'Alvin' for the ... Read full review


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Bisset is in the Department of English Studies, University of Stirling.

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