Crocodile Soup

Crocodile Soup

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Gert is a curator in a northern museum. Through a series of flashbacks, she describes her eccentric and often surreal childhood - a hopelessly vain mother, a father constantly away at his African crocodile farm, and a brother who becomes a monk.
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  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 131 x 198 x 21mm | 194g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Re-issue
  • 0141015160
  • 9780141015163

About Julia Darling

This is Julia Darling's first novel which is being reissued by Penguin at the same time as the paperback publication of The Taxi Driver's Daughter which was published to great acclaim and was on the long list for the ManBooker Prize 2003. Julia Darling is also a poet and playwright who has written plays for the stage and radio. She was awarded the Northern Rock Writers' Prize in 2003. She lives in Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
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211 ratings
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4 30% (64)
3 34% (72)
2 18% (37)
1 6% (12)
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