BEYOND THE ROADBLOCKS - Squibs & long shots 1984-2015

"Forty-eight occasional pieces ranging from the music of forest rebels to Arabic novels by way of Kenyan trains and the automatic pistols in my mother's attic." A selection of remarkable and unusual essays on travel, history, literature, music and rebellion, written in Falla's usual penetrating and stimulating style. More

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Language: English
ISBN: 9781370868544
About Jonathan Falla

Jonathan Falla is an English writer long resident in Scotland, UK. He is the acclaimed author of more than a dozen books from publishers such as Longman, Cambridge University Press, Aurora Metro, and Polygon. These include five novels, a study of Burmese rebels, poetry translations, military memoirs and drama.
Born in Jamaica, Falla was educated at Cambridge. He trained as a specialist nurse and for many years he worked for international aid agencies in Java, Burma, Sudan, Nepal and Uganda.
He is now Director of the St Andrews University creative writing summer school, and also teaches arts subjects for the Open University. He is the winner of several prizes including a PEN fiction award, the 2007 Creative Scotland Award and a senior Fulbright fellowship at the University of Southern California.

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