Skip to main content
Wounds - Duffy, Maureen
Filter Results
Shipping
Item Condition
Seller Rating
Other Options
Change Currency

Wounds begins with two lovers in bed. Their lovemaking throughout the book forms a recurring lietmotif, a counterpoint to the examination of the spiritual death of the characters. In a South London environment of pub and fairground, home and work, the wounds of 20th century experience are evoked in prose which is both lyrical and precise. Kingy in her garden, 'loved by the most handsome women in the world'; Maura the barmaid: 'I prefer the little, thin men'; Glisten the Mayor: 'It'll be take-over time and too late' - these ...

loading
Wounds 2013, Vintage, London

ISBN-13: 9780099587378

Mass-market paperback

Wounds 1984, Mandarin, London

ISBN-13: 9780413557407

New edition

Hardcover

Wounds 1984, Methuen Publishing Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780413564405

New edition

Hardcover

Wounds. 1969, Hutchinson, London

ISBN-13: 9780090971800

Hardcover