A dark and bleakly funny fable from the author of Divorcing Jack.
A little boy left for dead when the US Marines destroy a terrorist training camp in the Libyan desert, Mohammed Maguire is brought back to Ireland, the land of his mother’s birth, where he is treated as a public relations commodity by all sides of an argument he doesn’t understand, but which he can see with the clear eyes of a child.
A dark and bleakly funny fable, Mohammed Maguire is in some respects quite different from Colin Bateman’s continuing series of Dan Starkey bestsellers, but with its humour and wild imagination it will appeal to his growing army of fans.
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Praise for Divorcing Jack:
‘As sharp as a pint of snake-bite… Richly paranoid and very funny’ Sunday Times
Praise for Cycle of Violence:
‘Fast-paced, very black and very funny. Roddy Doyle meets Carl Hiaasen’ Independent on Sunday
Praise for Of Wee Sweetie Mice and Men:
‘Fast, furious, riotously funny, and at the end, never a dry eye in the house’ Mail on Sunday
Praise for Empire State:
‘Bateman on epic form in gloriously over-the-top saga’ Daily TelegraphBook Description:
Dark and irreverent, MOHAMMED MAGUIRE is a wickedly funny fable by bestselling author Bateman.
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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110006514251