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  • Published: 15 November 2004
  • ISBN: 9780099479833
  • Imprint: Vintage
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 240
  • RRP: $26.99
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Porky


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'Extraordinarily skilful' Anita Brookner

At school they called her Porky on account of the pigs her family kept outside the bungalow near Heathrow. But she felt no different - not until she realised she was losing her innocence in a way that none of her friends could possibly imagine. Only a child robbed of her childhood can know too late what it means to be loved too little and loved too much-

  • Pub date: 15 November 2004
  • ISBN: 9780099479833
  • Imprint: Vintage
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 240
  • RRP: $26.99

About the Author

Deborah Moggach

Deborah Moggach is the author of many successful novels including Tulip Fever and The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, which was made into a top-grossing film starring Judi Dench, Bill Nighy and Maggie Smith. Her screenplays include the film of Pride and Prejudice, which was nominated for a BAFTA. She lives in Wales.

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Praise for Porky

“Illuminates with great compassion how love can so easily go off the rails”

Daily Mail

“At once eerily exuberant and bleak, this is a compassionate, tough book”

Observer

“Deborah Moggach conveys with chilling skill the process by which a fundamental bright, decent child becomes infested by corruption”

Spectator


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