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No Mean City No Mean City PDF/EPUB ´ No Mean MOBI :Ð mean book, city ebok, No Mean download, No Mean CityNo Mean City ePUBNo book is associated with the city of Glasgow than No Mean City First published in , it is the story of Johnnie Stark, son of a violent father and a downtrodden mother, the Razor King of Glasgow s pre war slum underworld, the Gorbals The savage, near truth descriptions, the raw character portrayals, bring to life a story that is fascinating, authentic and convincing.

  • Paperback
  • 320
  • No Mean City
  • A. McArthur
  • English
  • 06 May 2019
  • 0552075833

About the Author: A. McArthur

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  1. John John says:

    No Mean City PDF/EPUB ´ No Mean MOBI :Ð mean book, city ebok, No Mean download, No Mean CityNo Mean City ePUBMy mother and father emigrated from Glasgow, Scotland after the end of WWII, and when I was a child in the 1970s, I recall going back to the old country every year or so to visit relatives Through my preadolescent American eyes, Glasgow looked like something out of another era Coal was still being used for household heating, milk was still delivered in glass bottles, everybody smoked either pipes or cigarettes, and dirty faced little boys ran around the streets selling papers My grandfather My mother and father emigrated from Glasgow, Scotland after the end of WWII, and when I was a child in the 1970s, I recall going back to the old country every year or so to visit relatives Through my preadolescent American eyes, Glasgow looked like something out of another era Coal was still being used for household heating, milk was still delivered in glass bottles, everybody smoked either pipes or

  2. Claire Claire says:

    No Mean City PDF/EPUB ´ No Mean MOBI :Ð mean book, city ebok, No Mean download, No Mean CityNo Mean City ePUBI first read this book as a 15 year old schoolgirl, preparing for my Highers and I was hooked instantly It describes the g

  3. JK JK says:

    No Mean City PDF/EPUB ´ No Mean MOBI :Ð mean book, city ebok, No Mean download, No Mean CityNo Mean City ePUBThis book primarily deals with the poverty in the slums of pre war Glasgow I found it to be quite horrendous in places, particularly in the gang mentalities and how difficult it was for people to get into an education or a career which would be good enough to allow them to escape the slums It made me wonder whether I would be able to better myself in such a situation, and the answer was probably not.The lives of all of the inhabitants of this novel just seem so incredibly depressing, and fil This book primarily deals with the poverty in the slums of pre war Glasgow I found it to be quite horrendous in places,

  4. John D Moulton John D Moulton says:

    No Mean City PDF/EPUB ´ No Mean MOBI :Ð mean book, city ebok, No Mean download, No Mean CityNo Mean City ePUBNo Mean City is a 1935 work of fiction that tells of life in The Gorbals district of Glasgow, Scotland Written at much the same time that the novel depicts, it pulls few punches about the district s street urchins, gangland thugs and the few with ambitions to move on The main character, Johnnie Stark, sees no future beyond The Gorbals and instead fashions his life around being top dog in the dank and miserable arenas that are the tenement buildings and miserable public houses Johnnie s keep No Mean City is a 1935 work of fiction that tells of life in The Gorbals district of Glasgow, Scotland Written at much the same time that the novel depicts,

  5. Miriam Smith Miriam Smith says:

    No Mean City PDF/EPUB ´ No Mean MOBI :Ð mean book, city ebok, No Mean download, No Mean CityNo Mean City ePUBI did not finish this book, not because of the story line or writing because what I did read of it was very good, I just could not understand or get away with the very broad Scottish dialect which made the continuity of reading very difficult I may come back to it one day it s a shame because the story was rolling along quite nicely.

  6. Aggy Delvulij Aggy Delvulij says:

    No Mean City PDF/EPUB ´ No Mean MOBI :Ð mean book, city ebok, No Mean download, No Mean CityNo Mean City ePUBGreat book first read it almost 40 year ago takes you into the Glasgow of that era and gives a sense of the poverty and despair that the people must have felt at that time, it could have been based on the real life person called Billy Fullerton leader of the Brigton Billy Boys

  7. David Mclaughlan David Mclaughlan says:

    No Mean City PDF/EPUB ´ No Mean MOBI :Ð mean book, city ebok, No Mean download, No Mean CityNo Mean City ePUBHaving grown up in Maryhill In Glasgow and spent 25 years in the city I recognise the culture but not the time Glasgow has moved on but you could still find this aspect if you so wished I love Glasgow it is a hard city but with a big heart.

  8. Derek Beaugarde Derek Beaugarde says:

    No Mean City PDF/EPUB ´ No Mean MOBI :Ð mean book, city ebok, No Mean download, No Mean CityNo Mean City ePUBThis book is quintessentially the novel that gave Glasgow its label of being the most violent, crime ridden, destitute city in the world at that time in the Great Depression of the 1930s It was very evocative of the poverty in the single end tenements of the slum ridden Gorbals and even I can remember flats with outside toilets and bed recesses shared by whole families I would say it is a book of its time and although it has stood the test of time, it is sometimes quaint and old fashioned in i This book is quinte

  9. W. Nicol W. Nicol says:

    No Mean City PDF/EPUB ´ No Mean MOBI :Ð mean book, city ebok, No Mean download, No Mean CityNo Mean City ePUBI first read this book as a young teenager despite warnings from my family that this was a travesty of the Glasgow from which they moved in the late 1940s I remember being fascinated and discovered in my later years that it was the realism which had appalled my grandmother This because in the early years of her marriage, my grandfather had chosen to serve as a chemist in a poor locality of the city where his shop became the sole source of medical treatment for many in pre NHS days.

  10. K K says:

    No Mean City PDF/EPUB ´ No Mean MOBI :Ð mean book, city ebok, No Mean download, No Mean CityNo Mean City ePUBread paperback

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