From the infamous Glasgow slum, the Gorbals, Tam Clay chronicles a week in his life, in the last days before the demolishers move in. Intersecting friends, old-timers and eccentrics, navigating his pregnant wife, frisky bedfellows and debt collectors, Tam stumbles through a derelict world on an odyssey of self-discovery. Wildly funny, outlandish and insanely ambitious a thirty years in the writing a Torringtonas pulverised a60s Glasgow is crammed to the crevices with a blizzard of his unique and insatiable genius.... then retreat; but soon, renewed animation as the toes now fan out through sock holes, like sea anenomesa#39; feelers, ... At last, the eyes spring like deck hatch covers and the unsheathed gaze blearily takes a fix on the ceilinga#39;s worn chart.
|Title||:||Swing Hammer Swing!|
|Publisher||:||Random House - 2012-11-30|