Divided City

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Guardian Unlimited Books | Review | Glasgow boys

Adele Geras likes Theresa Breslin's new novel, Divided City:

Essence of Glasgow is what this book is about. The cover speaks eloquently of the division in the city - Protestants on one side, Catholics on the other. It is a difference that spreads out from religious belief to take in every aspect of life: school, work, and most especially football. The Celtic/Rangers matches and the Orange marches highlight this gulf, and Breslin has cleverly and economically built her more intimate story of two friends around these more public events... ...

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