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Pidgin English

I seem to have been reading a lot of English authors lately (my triumvirate of old favourites, David Mitchell, Kate Atkinson and Ian McEwan… 495 more words

‘Pigeon English’ by Stephen Kelman

Recently arrived in London with his mother and sister (the rest of the family remain in Ghana), eleven year-old Harri needs to learn the rules and language of the street – and quickly. 312 more words


Book Review: Pigeon English, by Stephen Kelman.

Pigeon English is based around the lives of the most inaccurate year-sevens I have ever heard of; with inaccurate and improperly used language and terminology to match. 502 more words

Book Review

Book Review: Pigeon English by Stephen Kelman

Eleven year old Harrie is new to London. He, his mother and his sister have come from Ghana and are living on the 9th floor of a tower block in London.   443 more words

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