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By James Hanley

To get away a brutal lifestyles at the Liverpool docks, a boy runs away to sea

Arthur Fearon is almost 13, and within the eyes of the legislations, that makes him a guy. He desires to learn to turn into a chemist, yet his kin can't find the money for for him to proceed university. the idea of a lifestyles operating the docks makes Fearon holiday down in entrance of his classmates, yet there is not any time to cry. This boy has to get to work.
 
The docks are hellish, and Fearon’s first day is his final. He hops a steamer to Alexandria, searching for a greater existence at the sea, yet in every single place he is going, he reveals cruelty, vice, and the crushing weight of maturity. he'll no longer be a guy for long.
 
the topic of an notorious Thirties obscenity trial, this can be the unique, unexpurgated textual content of James Hanley’s landmark novel: an unflinching exam of kid hard work and a undying story of maturity won too soon.

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