First Published in 1976, by Co-Op books, Dublin. The relatively uncommon first edition, first printing ( later editions retained the same isbn)
In Galway a lonely middle aged woman boasts to her neighbours of her son and his exploits in England. What is he in fact doing? This is what she sets out to discover , and her quest takes her through the sub-culture of English cities to an understanding of herself as well as another generation.
Desmond Hogan was born in Galway in 1951, and won the 1971 Hennessy award , and in 1977, the Rooney Prize.
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