Barry Hines

Melvin Barry Hines, FRSL (30 June 1939 – 18 March 2016) was an English author, playwright and screenwriter. His novels and screenplays explore the political and economic struggles of working-class Northern England, particularly in his native West Riding/South Yorkshire.

He is best known for the novel ''A Kestrel for a Knave'' (1968), which he helped adapt for Ken Loach's film ''Kes'' (1969). He collaborated with Loach on adaptations of his novels ''Looks and Smiles'' and ''The Gamekeeper,'' and the 1977 two-part television drama ''The Price of Coal''.

He also wrote the television film ''Threads'', which depicts the impact of a nuclear war on Sheffield. Provided by Wikipedia
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Hines, Barry, 1939- Poštolka pro pacholka / Barry Hines ; [z anglického originálu ...přeložil Šimon Pellar] ; [ilustrace Karel Hruška] 1989
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