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24%OFFJoseph O´connor - Cowboys and Indians - 9780099498292 - V9780099498292
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Cowboys and Indians

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Description for Cowboys and Indians Paperback. All alone, with only his electric guitar and his overactive ego for company, Eddie Virago, proud owner of the last mohican haircut in Dublin, leaves his home town to find fame in the wild world of the London rock scene. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 130 x 17. Weight in Grams: 184.

The first novel by Joseph O'Connor, bestselling author of Star of the Sea and Shadowplay.

Eddie Virago, proud owner of the last mohican haircut in Dublin, leaves his home town to find the fame and fortune he's convinced awaits in the wild world of the London rock scene.

Things don't quite go as planned, however. He finds himself living in a ramshackle hotel with a girl he met on the ferry over, while a bewildering array of acid-house ravers, saloon-bar revolutionaries, music-business wideboys and media primadonnas all seem very anxious to help Eddie on his way...

'Very ... Read more

'Clever, wry and often hilarious...with sardonic, very knowing digs at youthful pretension' Time Out

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Product Details

Publisher
Vintage
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
Number of Pages
256
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780099498292
SKU
V9780099498292
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 5 to 9 working days
Ref
99-7

About Joseph O´connor
Joseph O'Connor was born in Dublin. His novels include Cowboys and Indians (Whitbread Prize shortlist), Star of the Sea (Irish Post Award for Fiction, France's Prix Millepages, Prix Madeleine Zepter for European Novel of the Year), Redemption Falls, and Ghost Light (Dublin One City One Book Novel, 2011). In 2012 he won the Irish PEN Award for Outstanding Achievement in ... Read more

Reviews for Cowboys and Indians
Caustic and entertaining
Sunday Times
Sharply observed and always entertaining
Independent
This is an impressive debut: a good story, well told, great characters, with sardonic, knowing digs at the youthful pretention...clever, wry and often hilarious
Time Out
Well-written, tremendously confident
Irish Independent
Characters that leap out at you like figures in a ... Read more

Goodreads reviews for Cowboys and Indians


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