If You Liked School, You'll Love Work

By: Welsh, Irvine

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Irvine Welsh's first short-story collection since his debut work The Acid House presents five extraordinary stories, which remind us that he is a master of the short form, a brilliant storyteller, and unarguably one of today's funniest and most subversive writers. In "Rattlesnakes" three young Americans, lost in the desert, are accosted by two armed Mexicans. A Korean chef and a Chicago socialite find themselves connected through the disappearance of a pooch named Toto in "The D.O.G.S. of Lincoln Park." And in the title story, Mickey Baker an ex-pat English bar owner living on the Costa Brava tries to keep all of his balls in the air: maintaining his barmaid's weight at the sexual maximum, attending to the youthful Persephone, and dodging his ex-wife and Spanish gangsters. In typically Welshian fashion, the characters and settings are anything but typical. These stories will make you laugh and gasp.

Title: If You Liked School, You'll Love Work

Author: Welsh, Irvine

Categories: ARC's/Review/Proof Copies, Fiction,

Edition: Advance Reader's Edition

Publisher: Norton: 2007

ISBN Number: 039333077X

ISBN Number 13: 9780393330779

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: New

Seller ID: 104190

Description: ARC/Proof/Review copy; usually not identical to the copy for a major print run, in Fine condition in every respect.