Dan Starkey arrives on Wrathlin Island - meteorogically wet but alcoholically dry - to investigate the residents' belief that the Messiah is alive, female, and about to start school there: it's not a commission that turns up every day. With wife Patricia and her baby Little Stevie, he finds himself caught up in a mess of religious intolerance, blokes with shooters and illicit drinking in a tiny community that is big on religious fervour but small on hospitality. Apart from the Messiah's mum of course, who's clung to her sanity. And her lager.Go back and get some supplies then if youa#39;re that desperate.a#39; a#39;Thata#39;s a year and a day away, for Goda#39;s sake. What am I supposed to do till then?a#39; a#39;Suffer.a#39; a#39;Thanks.a#39; Ia#39;d once tried to make poteen as a youth. It involved boiling a lot of potatoes andanbsp;...
|Publisher||:||Hachette UK - 2012-02-02|