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Drowning the Hullabaloo Blues

3.89 of 5 stars 3.89  ·  rating details  ·  37 ratings  ·  1 review
Drowning the Hullabaloo Blues is a blackly funny and hilariously dark novel from one of Ireland's most exciting young writers. Alex was three and a bit when he killed his parents. He didn't mean to. If he'd known that he would end up being adopted by his father's ex-mistress he'd have done things differently. If he'd known that his adopted family included a temperamental a ...more
Unknown Binding, 256 pages
Published January 1st 1995 by Attic Press
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Mick O'Dwyer
Wrote this nearly 20 years ago, and haven't read it in about 15 years. There were bits of it I liked, but I'm sure if I read it now i might not have much time for it - that's what 20 or so years of living will do to you, make you less patient with yourself. I really enjoyed writing it, found it stimulating and rewarding - after you get beyond the 50 page mark things kind of flow as characters take on a life of their own.

So after all this time I've started writing my second.
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