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The Space Between Things

The Space Between Things How far would you go to win the love of a woman Arch a wannabe poet living in a bohemian Birmingham suburb likes to party and has no time for love or seriousness Then he meets the mysterious Vee The

  • Title: The Space Between Things
  • Author: CharlieHill
  • ISBN: 9781907401206
  • Page: 492
  • Format: Paperback
  • How far would you go to win the love of a woman Arch, a wannabe poet living in a bohemian Birmingham suburb, likes to party and has no time for love or seriousness Then he meets the mysterious Vee They have a one night stand and she leaves him the next day with a challenge throw yourself into the world and its possibilities Discovering that Vee has gone to Croatia toHow far would you go to win the love of a woman Arch, a wannabe poet living in a bohemian Birmingham suburb, likes to party and has no time for love or seriousness Then he meets the mysterious Vee They have a one night stand and she leaves him the next day with a challenge throw yourself into the world and its possibilities Discovering that Vee has gone to Croatia to photograph the war, Arch begins to expand his horizons As the government clamps down on road protesters, new age travellers and the free festival scene, he throws himself into the subsequent campaign of civil disobedience But will it be enough for the returning Vee The Space Between Things is a satirical love story set in the social turmoil of the early 1990 s It is the first fictionalised account of the road protest movement.

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    1. The Space Between Things by Charlie Hill is as much a glimpse of a time and place as it is a snapshot of a character. During a drastic change in the English political system in the early 90s, a group of radical, non-conformist 20-somethings based in Moseley, a suburb of Birmingham, England, search for a way to make their mark. From big plans to big parties, this motley crew of activists becomes increasingly angered by the actions of the new government who tries a variety of tactics to rope in th [...]

    2. Thatcher has just gone and Arch goes out to party with his Moseley mates. There he meets the poetic Vee who he ends up spending the night with. Arch is used to getting by between dole cheques and smoking skunk, whereas for Vee life is more than this. Then Vee disappears and over the next year, Arch only has the occasional postcard from Bosnia, though she leaves a lasting impression on him as he rises her to her challenge to throw himself into the world and its possibilities. He gets involved wit [...]

    3. I read this a few years back with the book club I was in then. Not my usual choice for reading but found I really enjoyed it. It seemed real if that makes sense, a love story that emphasises on the politics and attitudes of the early '90s'. Arch comes across as an intelligent sensitive soul who is easily led into the protests and festivals at that time. Vee has more depth to her, she doesn't follow the crowds but respects everyone's beliefs and opinions. Her humanitarianism and willingness to go [...]

    4. The Space Between Things begins in a Birmingham suburb on the day in 1990 when Mrs Thatcher left Downing Street. We were sitting in a campus pub, The Pot of Beer, when we heard that Thatcher had gone. She was in tears, the bitch. Our first thought was “where’s the party?” The party was in Moseley, two-and-a-half Embassy filter out of town on the number 50 bus.It ends four years later, in a field in Bosnia. Between is everything that was bizarre and wonderful and weird and cracked in Britai [...]

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