Joseph O’Connor makes true believers of us all

'The laureate of the rising Irish generation, he combines the demotic wit of Roddy Doyle, the social concern of Dermot Bolger and the structural guile of Colm Toibin. A significant writer of a very contemporary kind.‘ Irish Times

If you’re Eddie Virago, you’ve got to be a

true believer.

As a wannabee legendary punk rocker from Dublin, he certainly needs some

faith in his future.

Especially if, minus mohican, he’s working

behind the burger bar at Euston Station.

Joining Eddie as true believers are sad-hearted priests, old friends, young lovers and rebels, jokers and fanatics,

thinkers and drinkers, chancers and killers.

Thirteen sardonic and powerful stories from joseph O’Connor, the brilliant young writer the Observer describes as

'bound for fame'.

Read him and experience instant



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72 The List 20 November 3 December 1992