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T united in their common aim of acuiring alcohol winos sometimes murdered one another over prostitutes or a bottle or the begging of money Few modern writers have managed to match Healy's power to refine from the brutal destructive condition of the chronic alcoholic a story so compelling it is beyond comparisonJohn Healy b 1943 was born into an impoverished Irish immigrant family in the slums of Kentish Town North London Out of school by 14 pressed into the army and intermittently in prison Healy beca.

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❰PDF / Epub❯ ☃ The Grass Arena An Autobiography Penguin Modern Classics Author John Healy – Altobmen.pro John Healy's The Grass Arena describes with unflinching honesty his experiences of addiction his escape through learning to play chess in prison and his ongoing search for peace of mind This Penguin CJohn Healy's The Grass Arena describes with unflinching honesty his experiences of addiction his escape through learning to play chess in prison and his ongoing search for peace of mind This Penguin Classics edition includes an afterword by Colin MacCabeIn his searing autobiography Healy describes his fifteen years living rough in London without state aid when begging carried an automatic three year prison sentence and vagrant alcoholics prowled the parks and streets in search of drink or prey When no.

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