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Ireland was too small for Ginger Coffey. No matter how hard he tried to get on, he just ended up as a glorified errand boy. That was why he emigrated to Canada with his wife and daughter – certain that there, his manifold talents would be recognised.
By the time he has spent the passage money home, and a top newspaper job has turned out to be nothing more than reading proofs for a pittance, Ginger is ready to try anything. Even driving a van delivering fresh nappies to Montreal's young mothers – and collecting the dirty ones. After all, it is only temporary… and things can't get any worse… can they?
"Moore is surely one of the most compelling novelists writing today."
"Brian Moore's versatility, his life-long refusal to keep writing the same book over again, is too much taken for granted. He writes simply and economically, but with a true generosity of vision."
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Brian Moore, whom Graham Greene called his ‘favourite living novelist’, was born in Belfast in 1921. He emigrated to Canada in 1948, where he became a journalist and adopted Canadian citizenship. He spent some time in New York before settling in California.
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