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Obituary: Comic novelist who caught the tone of the teenage underclass. In recent years the comic novelist Chrissie Glazebrook, who has died aged 62, lived in a flat in a terraced street in Forest Hall, a mixed suburb on the northern outskirts of Newcastle upon Tyne. Despite appearances, some of its population are among the most deprived in the region. Chrissie was fascinated by, and richly but unsentimentally sympathetic to, the local people, in whose lives she recognised something of her own restricted upbringing.
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In the mid-1990s Chrissie Glazebrook was part of a women novelists' writing group in the North- east, alongside Julia Darling, Debbie Taylor, Penny Sumner, Andrea Badenoch, Margaret . The book was a huge success.
In the mid-1990s Chrissie Glazebrook was part of a women novelists' writing group in the North- east, alongside Julia Darling, Debbie Taylor, Penny Sumner, Andrea Badenoch, Margaret Wilkinson and me. At these meetings extracts of Glazebrook's great comic novel were read and discussed, and it was no surprise when the finished product was published by Random House, after . Just 17 magazine voted it book of the month.
Chrissie Glazebrook, adopted as Christine Ann Wright (19 March 1945 – 7 December 2007) was a British writer, known for her novel The Madolescents (2001). Glazebrook was adopted at 8 weeks by Mary and Ernest Wright and brought up in the Black Country. She was educated at Cannock Grammar School and then did a secretarial course. She married in the late 1960s and moved to Scarborough. She was divorced a few years later.
ISBN 10: 0099410923 ISBN 13: 9780099410928. Publisher: ARROW BOOKS LTD, 2002.
Five days until Halloween and all hell is about to break loose. And it’s all Crystal’s fault. Momma warned her not to consort with the dead and tried to teach her the magic spells that would close the portal to the afterlife. But Crystal doesn’t want to be a trailer-trash witch like Momma. Her best friend Bone is only too happy to escape the afterlife and help Crystal break the rules. Bone died too young, and she’ll do whatever it takes to remain among the living.
by Chrissie Glazebrook. I really enjoyed this book. It's packed to bursting point with irreverent humour and I read it with a constant stupid grin on my face. Amid the riotous humour, however, the characters are sympathetically drawn and ultimately likeable
by Chrissie Glazebrook. Amid the riotous humour, however, the characters are sympathetically drawn and ultimately likeable. I would heartily recommend it to anyone looking for a funny, light-hearted read. Find similar books Profile. Tell me Rowena,' she says, almost in a whisper
signed, inscribed and dated 'Rosaline/Hugh T. (?) 1900'; oil on canvas 22½ x 16½in.
signed, inscribed and dated 'Rosaline/Hugh T.