The peculiar memories of Thomas Penman

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Thomas Penman is enduring a very bad adolescence. Growing up in dark, dingy 1950s England, Thomas has problems. These include an unspeakable personal hygiene issue, an eccentric, ailing grandfather who speaks to him in Morse Code, an unrequited passion for the lovely Gwen Hackett, and an incriminatingly large stash of pornography. To cap it all, his warring parents are having him followed by a private investigator. It's hard to believe that things could get much worse for him, but, in fact, they are about to...
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subject_facet Bildungsromans, England -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Fiction, Fiction, Humorous fiction, Parents -- England -- Fiction, Stepfathers -- England -- Fiction, Teenagers -- Family relationships -- England -- Fiction, Young men -- England -- Fiction
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