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London Irish

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Half-Irish, half-Scots (and half-cut), Bic runs a moderately-successful stall selling crepes in Greenwich market in the shadow of the Millennium dome (which is news to his father, who thinks he's dragging his heels a bit over his botany degree).
He's a decent enough fellow, quite organized really, with his own set of rules - although he has, he is the first to admit, broke
Paperback, 352 pages
Published September 2nd 2002 by Black Swan (first published 2002)
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Feb 07, 2013 Jacqueline rated it really liked it
I thought this book was really funny, there was some really good lines in it, that i wish i could remember and use again but i never do...I liked the main character, I found him very likeable and wanted him to get out of trouble (dont want to give too much away). Roisin as a love interest i genuinely couldnt believe, to me she was just a miserable and rude little madam! This book starts with a mysterious murder which culminates in the unravelling of a huge and very exciting plot, personally i lo ...more
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Jun 01, 2014 Louise Adinolfi rated it it was ok
Not a great read but a beginning to my Irish updating before my trip in September
Oct 10, 2011 Linda rated it liked it
This reminded me a bit of Stuart MacBride/Chris Brookmyre. Lots of dark humor and graphic detail. However by the middle of the book I began to cringe at all the one lines, bit overdone! Still it was a good story and had a better 2nd half than first with a nice little twist at the end.
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Feb 15, 2013 Sara Burns rated it it was amazing
love this book, one of my favourites, great story and full of humour.
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Winner of the WH Smith People's Choice Award [New Talent] for debut novel 'London Irish'. Best selling author of 'Big Jessie' and 'The Killer's Guide to Iceland.' All books available on Kindle.

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