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Getting it in the Head

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Description for Getting it in the Head Paperback. The celebrated debut short story collection from the author of Solar Bones, winner of the 2016 Goldsmiths Prize and BGE Irish Book of the Year Series: Canons. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FM; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129. .
Prepare to enter a world where the infatuation with death, ruin and destruction is total. Set in locations from New York to the west of Ireland, and to the nameless realms of the imagination, it is a world where beautiful but deranged children make lethal bombs, talented sculptors spend careers dismembering themselves in pursuit of their art, and wasters rise up with axes and turn into patricides. McCormack's celebrated debut collection is richly imaginative, bitterly funny, powerful and original.

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Canongate Books Ltd
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About Mike Mccormack
Mike McCormack is an award-winning novelist and short story writer from Mayo. His previous work includes Notes from a Coma (2005), which was shortlisted for BGE Irish Novel of the Year, and Forensic Songs (2012). In 1996 he was awarded the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature for Getting it in the Head, and in 2007 he was awarded a Civitella ... Read more

Reviews for Getting it in the Head
Sharp as knives, mixing tongue-in-cheek bog Gothic with metaphysical flourishes and lashings of ultraviolence


McCormack is one of our bravest and most innovative writers - he shoots for the stars . . . and does not fall short
Kevin Barry Remarkable, even at the most extreme moments

Irish Times ... Read more

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