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Marabou Stork Nightmares

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Description for Marabou Stork Nightmares Paperback. Roy Strang is engaged in a strange quest in a surrealist South Africa. His mission is to eradicate the evil marabou stork before it drives away the flamingo from picturesque Lake Torto. Part of the 1995 Scottish Book Fortnight promotion. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: FA; WH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 19. Weight in Grams: 208.

Roy Strang is engaged in a strange quest in a surrealist South Africa. His mission is to eradicate an evil predator-scavenger bird, the marabou stork, before it drives away the peace-loving flamingo from the picturesque Lake Torto.

But behind this world lies another: the world of Roy's bizarre family, the Scottish housing scheme in which he grew up, his mundane job, a disastrous emigration to Africa, and his youthful life of brutality with a gang of soccer casuals. As one world crashes into the other, this potentially charming story of ornithological goodwill mutates into a filthy tale of ... Read more

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About Irvine Welsh
Irvine Welsh was born and raised in Edinburgh. His first novel, Trainspotting, has sold over one million copies in the UK and was adapted into an era-defining film. He has written thirteen further novels, including the number one bestseller Dead Men’s Trousers, four books of shorter fiction and numerous plays and screenplays. Crime and The Long Knives have been adapted ... Read more

Reviews for Marabou Stork Nightmares
A superbly talented writer...anarchic and entirely invigorating
A wonderful success: a funny, cleverly composed, genuinely exciting and assured leap of a novel
New Statesman
Extremely funny... As clever as Alasdair Gray, as elegant as Jeff Torrington, as passionate as James Kelman, Welsh has got it all
Tibor Fischer Mind-bendingly good
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