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This is the true story of John–who dreamed of becoming a pilot, and suffered unthinkable torture and hardship in his country ruled by a military dictatorship until he found refuge in the UK. A special collaboration with the Refugee Tales Project, in which British writers present true stories by refugees.
Madame Tussauds. Merely the name calls forth images of clueless provincial tourists, kitsch objects for sale at astronomical prices, and a global mindless celebration of useless celebrity. But the story of Madame Tussaud herself is fascinating; and this lively and swift piece of historical fiction transports the reader back to a Europe struggling with the French Revolution and its repercussions.
“Here is your legacy, James Joyce, John-Paul Finnegan roared over the waves, here is your legacy — two hundred chortling fucks eating sausages! You have really left your fucking mark, James Joyce. Oh yes you have! You are the KING OF MODERNISM! “