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Marabou Stork Nightmares

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Marabou Stork Nightmares by Irvine Welsh
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Roy Strang is engaged is a strange quest in a surrealist South Africa. His mission is to eradicate the evil predator-scavenger bird, the marabou stork, before it drives away the peace-loving flamingo from the picturesque Lake Torto. But behind this world lies another: the world of Roy's bizarre family, the Scottish housing scheme in which he grew up, his mundane job, a disastrous emigration to Aftrica, and his youthful life of brutality with a gang of soccer casuals. As one world crashes into the other, this potentially charming story of ornithological goodwill mutates into a filthy tale of violence, abuse and redemption.

Author Biography

Irvine Welsh is the author of ten previous novels and four books of shorter fiction. He currently lives in Chicago.
Release date NZ
February 29th, 1996
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Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Vintage
Pages
288
Dimensions
129x198x18
ISBN-13
9780099435112
Product ID
1688203

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