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A Book of Two Halves: Football Short Stories

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This isa collection of 23 football stories, including stories by Irvine Welsh, Iain Sinclair, Glyn Maxwell, Geoff Nicholson, Kim Newman, and Liz Jensen. It also includes poems about football by John Hegley. The plots involve a riotous Hibernian Saturday night and a hazardous visit to White Hart Lane. ...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published October 1st 2001 by Phoenix (first published 1996)
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Nicholas Royle is the author of seven novels, two novellas and a short story collection. He has edited sixteen anthologies of short stories. A senior lecturer in creative writing at the Manchester Writing School at Manchester Metropolitan University, he also runs Nightjar Press, publishing original short stories as signed, limited-edition chapbooks. He works as a fiction reviewer for The Independe ...more
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