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The Town with No Twin / Pilton,Barry

By: Pilton,Barry, 1946- [author].
©2007Description: 249 pages. : 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780747593188 (hbk.).Subject(s): City and town life -- Wales -- FictionDDC classification: 823.914 PIL Summary: Abernant is an idyllic rural town...except for the simmering hatreds, crooked politics and sexual debauchery. The mayoress, to elevate her social status, commissions a statue for the town. But the local sculptor is a drunk, who loves to shock. Duly shocked is the butcher, who has a vendetta with the deli owner, who in turn hates the mayoress. The statue's prospects seem dodgy. Meanwhile, the commodore has hired out his mansion to a film company, which has been less than honest about their plans. Watching all this is THE MID-WALIAN, a newspaper with a desperate need to increase its sales.
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Adult,Originally published: London: Bloomsbury, 2007.

Abernant is an idyllic rural town...except for the simmering hatreds, crooked politics and sexual debauchery. The mayoress, to elevate her social status, commissions a statue for the town. But the local sculptor is a drunk, who loves to shock. Duly shocked is the butcher, who has a vendetta with the deli owner, who in turn hates the mayoress. The statue's prospects seem dodgy. Meanwhile, the commodore has hired out his mansion to a film company, which has been less than honest about their plans. Watching all this is THE MID-WALIAN, a newspaper with a desperate need to increase its sales.

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