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The Great, Grand, Soap-Water Kick

Made for 4 Extra. A tramp, unused to speaking, describes the occasional ritual of taking a bath. Remarkable story read by Paul Copley. From March 2015.

A tramp, unused to speaking, describes the occasional ritual of taking a bath. Remarkable story read by Paul Copley.

When this volume of short stories was published in May 2014 , Christobel Kent in the Guardian described how it is Gardam's gift -

''for showing us what a place of wonders is the world and the hearts that dwell in it, that endows this collection with a dangerous and formidable energy, richer and more concentrated than any novel. She gives us miracle heaped upon miracle, and insists that they should each one be handled with care.'.

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