Demo

Demo November and sixteen year old Clare is travelling from Glasgow to Florence with her older brother Danny to be a part of the anti capitalist demo Amidst the crowds they meet Julian and Letitia t

  • Title: Demo
  • Author: AlisonMiller
  • ISBN: 9780141025377
  • Page: 342
  • Format: Paperback
  • November 2002, and sixteen year old Clare is travelling from Glasgow to Florence with her older brother Danny to be a part of the anti capitalist demo Amidst the crowds they meet Julian and Letitia, two alluring and seductive anti capitalists from down south Over the next few years the lives of Danny, Clare, Letitia and Julian become impossibly entangled in the personalNovember 2002, and sixteen year old Clare is travelling from Glasgow to Florence with her older brother Danny to be a part of the anti capitalist demo Amidst the crowds they meet Julian and Letitia, two alluring and seductive anti capitalists from down south Over the next few years the lives of Danny, Clare, Letitia and Julian become impossibly entangled in the personal and the political as each decides what is and what s not worth shouting about But how will they come to shape the world and how will the world come to shape them

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    • AlisonMiller

      Alison Miller grew up in Orkney and now lives in Glasgow She worked for the WEA Workers Educational Association in an adult education project in Castlemilk, Glasgow, and recently co ordinated the counselling and group work service in the Centre for Women s Health.In 2003 she graduated with Distinction from the M.Phil in Creative Writing run by Glasgow and Strathclyde Universities Now, as well as writing, she works freelance as an adult educator and counselling supervisor She is the author of the novel Demo.

    531 thoughts on “Demo

    • i'm not so sure what to make of this. I read it easily in one night, though it wasn't that flimsy. I liked the Scottish voice of the narrators, though it certainly wasn't the difficult complete dialect immersion of, say, Irvine Welsh. It felt, as it was, that it was written by someone who didn't speak that langauge, for other people who don't speak that language.My mixed feelings come from what happens: our narrator Claire, a 16-year-old readhead from a working-class Glasgow family travels to Sp [...]


    • The amazing thing about this was that I bought it in Shetland in 2006 and read it on the ferry back to Orkney - never knew a 6 hour ferry journey pass so fast. And then, the sense of the B&B in Florence, the rooms the bed the sex and the dreds the doubt and confusion stayed with me ever since - I only needed to look at the book to remember that, although I couldn't remember much else except the likeableness of the heroine, Clare.Re-reading, it was as if I'd never read the second part (I obvi [...]


    • A book about an anti-(Iraq) War demonstration and yet it turns into being about two spoiled brattish Trustafarians and their love life. The demonstration itself gets few words, despite it being a visually rich texture to describe - something I've done in my own book on political protest. But with this book, the key issue is shown not to be the ethics of a government going to war over the objections of its populace, but a dreadlocked girl being pregnant by a man she no longer loves. Dreadful, ind [...]




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