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Author Tey, Josephine, 1896 or 1897-1952.

Title Kif : an unvarnished history / Josephine Tey.

Imprint London : Peter Davies, [1967]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Fiction, Mystery    M TEY,J    Available
Description 286 pages : 19 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Originally published, London, Benn, 1929, under the pseudonym Gordon Daviot.
Summary Kif is a country boy, an orphan whose longing for a life beyond the fields and byres leads him to join the Army. In the mud and agony of Flanders he meets and makes friends with a wider variety of people than he would ever have believed possible. After the war Kif, like millions of others, is homeless and out of work. He invests his racetrack winnings in a bookmaker's business. But one of the partners runs away with all their capital, and Kif is down to rock-bottom again. It is then that he meets Angel Carroll once more, and through Angel his sister Baba, the girl who becomes Kif's passion and obsession.
Subject World War, 1914-1918 -- Veterans -- Fiction.
Burglars -- England -- London -- Fiction.
London (England) -- Fiction.
Unemployed -- England -- London -- Fiction.
London (England) -- Social conditions -- 20th century -- Fiction.

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