As a young boy, Rory Keenan finds his mother bewilderingly and embarrassingly eccentric as his childhood is punctuated by hilarious, cringe-making episodes caused entirely by her unpredictable behaviour and bizarre habits and exploits. The novel charts their turbulent relationship.
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Gretta Mulrooney was born in London in 1952. She took a degree in English at the University of Ulster and lived for a few years in Dublin, before returning to England to teach and take up social work. She has previously written short stories and children's fiction.Review:
`I loved it. It's such a sweet story, without being in the least sentimental. There are moments when the reader is absolutely there, so acute is this novelist's ear and eye.'MARGARET FORSTER`Wonderful!'MAEVE BINCHY
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Book Description Flamingo, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0002256886