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Description - If You Liked School, You'll Love Work by Irvine Welsh

In his first short-story collection since The Acid House, Irvine Welsh sets us five tricky questions. n Rattlesnakes how do three young Americans find themselves lost in the desert, and why does one find himself performing fellatio on another while being watched by the bare-breasted Madeline and two armed Mexicans? ho is the mysterious Korean chef who has moved upstairs to Chicago socialite Kendra Cross, in 'The D.O.G.S. of Lincoln Park , and what does he have to do with the disappearance of her faithful pooch Toto? In the title story, can Mickey Baker an expat English bar-owner ducking and diving on the Costa Brava manage to keep all his balls in the air- maintaining his barmaid Cynthia s body weight at the sexual maximum while attending to the youthful Persephone and dodging his persistent ex-wife and a pair of Spanish gangsters? By what chain of events does Raymond Wilson Butler, writing a biography of a legendary US film director in Miss Arizona come to end up as a piece of movie memorabilia? All of these questions are posed, and answered, in these five extraordinary stories- stories that remind us that Irvine Welsh is a master of the shorter form, a brilliant sto

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099483595
ISBN-10: 0099483599
Format: Paperback
(195mm x 130mm x 25mm)
Pages: 400
Imprint: Vintage
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 5-Jun-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Irvine Welsh

Irvine Welsh is the author of eight previous works of fiction, most recently The Bedroom Secrets of the Master Chefs. He lives in Dublin.

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