Devil's Carousel by Jeff Torrington

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The Devil's Carousel is a magical tour on the floor of the Centaur Car Company automobile plant. It is a place peopled by bizarre and memorable characters - Tombstone Telfer, who believes smiling causes cancer; Curly Brogan, the militant shop steward renowned for his rank odor; and the Martians, Centaur's bean counters and managers who convene high above the shop floor and decide how to build cars without letting the work force in on the secret. But the devil must have his due, and the comic setting gives way to tragic events.

About Jeff Torrington

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Jeff Torrington (31 December 1935 - 11 May 2008) was a novelist from Glasgow in Scotland.His novels draw on the changing face of modern Scotland. Swing Hammer Swing (1992) was situated in the demolition of the old Gorbals and The Devil's Carousel (1998) drew on the decline of a fictionalized version of the Rootes/Chrysler car plant at Linwood.Swing Hammer Swing was Whitbread Book of the Year in 1992.
Published January 1, 1996 by SECKER WARBURG. 225 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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