The Ballad of Peckham Rye (Paperback)

By Muriel Spark

New Directions Publishing Corporation, 9780811222990, 142pp.

Publication Date: May 27, 2014

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (5/17/1999)
Compact Disc (2/1/2010)
Compact Disc (3/1/2013)
MP3 CD (2/1/2010)
Compact Disc (3/1/2005)
Analog Audio Cassette (3/1/2005)

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The Ballad of Peckham Rye is a wickedly farcical tale of an English factory town turned upside-down by a Scot who may or may not be in league with the Devil. Dougal Douglas is hired to do "human research" into the lives of the workers, Douglas stirs up mutiny and murder.