Sputnik Caledonia

Crumey, Andrew (2008) Sputnik Caledonia. Picador, London. ISBN 9780330447027

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Abstract

Robbie Coyle is an imaginative kid. He wants so badly to become Scotland’s first cosmonaut that he tries to teach himself Russian and trains for space exploration in the cupboard under the sink. But the place to which his fantasies later take him is far from the safety of his suburban childhood. In a communist state, in a closed, bleak town, the mysterious Red Star heralds his discovery of cruelty and of love, and the possibility that the most passionate of dreams may only be a chimera . . .

Item Type: Book
Subjects: R900 Others in European Languages, Literature and related subjects
W800 Imaginative Writing
Department: Faculties > Arts, Design and Social Sciences > School of Arts and Social Sciences > Humanities
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Depositing User: Ay Okpokam
Date Deposited: 03 Feb 2012 16:21
Last Modified: 18 Aug 2015 10:26
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/5240

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