Barry Hines – A Kestrel For A Knave – First UK Edition 1968

Barry Hines – A Kestrel For A Knave – First UK Edition 1968

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Barry Hines – A Kestrel For A Knave – First UK Edition 1968

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A first edition, first printing by Michael Joseph in 1968. A near fine + copy with only slight bumping to the head and base of the spine. Clean internally. One neat name written on the front free end paper and booksellers sticker on front paste down. In a near fine wrapper with rubbing and chipping to the extremities.
Kes, studied by millions of British school children, tells the story of Billy, who comes from a working-class and dysfunctional family who seems destined for a dreary future working in the local coal mine like his bullying elder brother. Through his relationship with his Kestrel, Kes, Billy finds a way to escape his everyday life and find his identity.

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A first edition, first printing by Michael Joseph in 1968. A near fine + copy with only slight bumping to the head and base of the spine. Clean internally. One neat name written on the front free end paper and booksellers sticker on front paste down. In a near fine wrapper with rubbing and chipping to the extremities.
Kes, studied by millions of British school children, tells the story of Billy, who comes from a working-class and dysfunctional family who seems destined for a dreary future working in the local coal mine like his bullying elder brother. Through his relationship with his Kestrel, Kes, Billy finds a way to escape his everyday life and find his identity.

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