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The slab boys

ISBN/Cat.No: 9781510480568 ISBN-10: 1510480560 Title: The slab boys Publisher: Hodder Gibson Format: Paperback Publication Status: Available Publication Date: 27th Mar 2020
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A schools edition by Scottish playwright John Byrne, a popular set text for SQA Higher English. A semi-autobiographical work, 'The Slab Boys' is set in the slab room of A. F. Stobo & Co Carpet Manufacturers in Paisley and the action takes place on one day in 1957. It explores themes such as rebellion and conformity, social class and social mobility, youth, deception, and frustrated ambition and achievement.

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