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Set in South Yorkshire, this is the story of Colin's struggle to come to terms with his family - his mercurial, ambitious father, his deep-feeling, long-suffering mother - and to escape the stifling heritage of the raw mining community into which he was born. This book won the 1976 Booker Prize.

Saville 1998, Vintage Books, London

ISBN-13: 9780099274087

Revised edition

Trade paperback

Saville 1993, Random House (UK)

ISBN-13: 9780224038287