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The Elfish Gene free pdf Coventry, 1976. For a brief, blazing summer, twelve-year-old Mark Barrowcliffe had the chance to be normal. He blew it. While other teenagers concentrated on being coolly rebellious, Mark - like twenty million other boys in the '70s and '80s - chose to spend his entire adolescence in fart-filled bedrooms pretending to be a wizard or a warrior, an evil priest or a dwarf. Armed only with pen, paper and some funny-shaped dice, this lost generation gave themselves up to the craze of fantasy role-playing games, stopped chatting up girls and started killing dragons. Extremely funny, not a little sad and really quite strange, The Elfish Gene is an attempt to understand the true inner nerd of the adolescent male. Last pick at football, spat at by bullies and laughed at by girls, they were the fantasy wargamers, and this is their story.

About Mark Barrowcliffe

Mark Barrowcliffe grew up in Coventry. He worked as a journalist and as a stand up comedian before writing his hit first novel, Girlfriend 44 . He has written two other acclaimed comic novels, Lucky Dog and Infidelity For First-time Fathers. He lives in Brighton.

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Author : Mark Barrowcliffe
Publisher : Macmillan
Data Published : 02 January 2014
ISBN : 1447260910
EAN : 9781447260912
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 352 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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