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The Chantic Bird,

3.6 of 5 stars 3.60  ·  rating details  ·  10 ratings  ·  1 review
Cover illustration by Robin Mundie.

ISBN 0 207 142173

Dustjacket synopsis:
"The Chantic Bird is the confession of a teenage anarchist, a paradoxical character combining a ruthlessness and contempt for contemporary society with a great tenderness and warmth for his small brothers and sisters and for Bee, the girl who looks after them. Like all of David Ireland's novels, implic...more
Paperback, Sirius Paperback, 201 pages
Published 1979 by Angus & Robertson
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I consider this as one of my favorite books but I read it so long ago (40 years ago?) that I don't remember it very well. It's hard to find, so I haven't been able to re-read it. When I was 13, my heroes were rebels, loners, people who felt outside. I'm different now, so would I still like the book?
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