Snakes' Elbows and over one million other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more
Buy Used
CDN$ 0.77
+ CDN$ 6.49 shipping
Used: Good | Details
Condition: Used: Good
Comment: This book is in good or better condition. It has no tears to the pages and no pages will be missing from the book. The spine of the book is still in great condition and the front cover is generally unmarked. It has signs of previous use but overall is in really nice, tight condition. Shipping is normally same day from our warehouse. We offer a money back guarantee if you are not satisfied.
Have one to sell?
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

Snakes' Elbows Paperback – Mar 2 2006


See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price New from Used from
Kindle Edition
"Please retry"
Paperback, Mar 2 2006
CDN$ 17.40 CDN$ 0.77

Unlimited FREE Two-Day Shipping for Six Months When You Join Amazon Student



Product Details

  • Paperback: 208 pages
  • Publisher: Orchard Books (March 2 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1843626403
  • ISBN-13: 978-1843626404
  • Product Dimensions: 12.9 x 1.8 x 19.7 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 240 g
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #3,403,038 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Product Description

Review

With its unlikely mix of illegal arms dealing, art auctions, telepathic pets and magic fudge, this is a morality tale with a difference and a thoroughly entertaining read. -- The Scotsman 20060401 A wry and mocking take on contemporary culture (not least the fickleness of tabloid journalism), this book evokes a whole community with a marvellous subtlety of tone and lightness of touch. The writing is constantly distinguished and supple. -- INIS 20060601 There's no need to summarise this story. Just read it. From its intriguing title to its triumphant end, it's a slice of wise and playful brilliance. -- INIS 20060601 Told with narrator intrusions, this is a delightful and funny tale with just a touch of Dahl. -- The Bookseller 20050301 Rarely has such a seemingly loopy tale so moved me. Quite simply marvellous. -- The Guardian Children's Book Supplement 20051001 Quirky and delightfully humourous story of some strange goings-on in a small town. -- Irish Times 20051201

About the Author

Deirdre Madden was born in Toome, Co. Antrim. She studied English Literature at Trinity College Dublin and then completed an MA in Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia. Deirdre quickly became an adult novelist and since 1985 has published six books, including The Birds of Innocent Wood for which she was awarded the Somerset Maugham Prize. One by One in the Darkness won the Kerry Book of the Year and was shortlisted for the Orange Prize. In 1997 Deirdre was Writer Fellow at Trinity College Dublin and over the years, in between her writing, she has taught university courses in creative writing. Deirdre has travelled extensively and has lived both in France and Italy. She is currently living in Dublin, working on two new adult novels and her second children's book. She is also teaching the MA in Creative Writing course at the Oscar Wilde Centre for Irish Writing at Trinity College Dublin. \n \nDeirdre is married to the Irish poet Harry Clifton.

Inside This Book (Learn More)
Browse Sample Pages
Front Cover | Copyright | Excerpt | Back Cover
Search inside this book:

Customer Reviews

There are no customer reviews yet.
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star

Look for similar items by category


Feedback