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Bogmail

by Patrick McGinley - £8.99  Head of Zeus (2017)
paperback    ISBN 13: 9781786696618 | ISBN 10: 1786696614

A truly funny and stunningly well-told tale of murder in a small Irish village in Donegal, Bogmail is a classic of modern Irish literature.
 
Set in a remote village, the action begins with a murder when Roarty, a publican and former priest, kills his bartender then buries his body in a bog. It's not long before Roarty starts getting blackmail letters, and matters quickly spiral out of his control.
 
Twisty, turny and enlivened with colour that echoes the landscape and surroundings, Bogmail was Patrick McGinley's first novel, yet it remains just as fresh today as the day it first appeared.

(Price & availability last checked: September 2017)

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