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The book of Leeds

The book of Leeds

Crossan, Maria; Palmer, Tom

Bringing together fiction from some of the city's most celebrated writers, 'The Book of Leeds' traces the unique contours that 50 years of social and economic change can impress on a city

Paperback, Book. English.
Published Manchester: Comma, 2006

Available at Local History Library.

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Statement of responsibility: edited by Maria Crossan & Tom Palmer
ISBN: 190558301X, 9781905583010
Physical Description: x, 135 p. ; 20 cm.
Subject: Short stories, English.; Fiction Authors Writers Shorts Stories; Leeds (England) Fiction.

Author note

Tom Palmer was born and raised in Leeds. He is the author of The Bradford Wool Exchange and If You’re Proud to be a Leeds Fan. He has also written two children’s books and edited a number of anthologies. Maria Crossan is the editor of a number of anthologies dedicated to cities and city culture, including The Book of Liverpool, The Book of Manchester, and The Book of Newcastle, as well as Decapolis, a collection of translated stories about European cities.


"Leeds is fast becoming the UK's most influential centre for short story writing, and much of this is due to the passionate championing of the genre by Comma Press."  —The Guardian


"Short story writing of the highest standard."  —The Metro