Young Skins by Colin Barrett, hard-hitting short stories that dissect the young Irish male.
“What I look for in sentences is a gnarl, a knuckliness. It’s textural, like a striae or a burr, some embedded trace within the sentence where the register changes or shifts.” —Colin Barrett
Read the Frank O'Connor award-winning story Diamonds from the collection Young Skins
Winner of the Guardian first book award, Colin Barrett.
Young Skins by Colin Barrett.
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Colin Barrett Nottingham Forest 1979
Colin Barrett of Nottingham Forest in 1978.