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Description - Somersaults by Iain F. Macleod

James is a successful entrepreneur living the metropolitan life with a beautiful wife and a swanky London flat. But when the creditors move in and his wife moves out, James suddenly finds he's left with nothing. Nothing but words. James' father is dying - his last connection to his childhood and the language of his birth, Scots Gaelic. With this link gone, James fears he will simply cease to exist. As the words start to slip away, he journeys home to confront his past and search for his true identity - as he desperately struggles to remember the language of his birth and the word for 'somersault'.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781849435086
ISBN-10: 1849435081
Format: Paperback / softback
(210mm x 130mm x mm)
Pages: 96
Imprint: Oberon Books Ltd
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2013
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Iain F. Macleod

Iain Finlay Macleod has written over twenty plays that have been performed professionally, including Somersaults, The Bends, The Pearlfisher, I Was a Beautiful Day, Broke and Homers, as well as St. Kilda - the Opera, a large-scale, multi-discipline theatre piece which was shown simultaneously in five different countries in 2008 and at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2009. Film work includes The Inaccessible Pinnacle, which was nominated for two BAFTA writing awards. He has published four novels in the Gaelic language.

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