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Handstands in The Dark
The story is set in 1960's-70's Glasgow. The East End is protrayed as having near Dickensean poverty in Janey's life. She struggles with child sexual abuse from her uncle and copes with family struggles which are hard to take at times. She has a dog which becomes her constant companion, and grows up to marry into a gangster family who introduce her to a new level of violence. She witness's her mothers boyfriend rapidly deteriorate and escalate into a ...