Dreams of Leaving

Dreams of Leaving

eBook - 1994
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New Egypt is a village somewhere in the South of England. A village that nobody has ever left. Peach, the sadistic chief of police, makes sure of that. Then, one misty morning, a young couple secretly set their baby son Moses afloat on the river, in a basket made of rushes. Years later, Moses is living above a nightclub, mixing with drug-dealers, thieves and topless waitresses. He knows nothing about his past - but it is catching up with him nevertheless, and it threatens to put his life in danger. Terror, magic and farce all have a part to play as the worlds of Peach and Moses slowly converge.
Publisher: London :, Bloomsbury,, 1994, ©1987
ISBN: 9781408833155
1408833158
9780747519348
074751934X
Characteristics: 1 online resource (437 pages)

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Jul 09, 2010

A fantastical tale of a town with a secret, and the young man who is trying to escape its clutches...

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