The Glorious Heresies
Published on 2015-04-09 by John Murray
WINNER OF THE BAILEYS' WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2016 WINNER OF THE DESMOND ELLIOT PRIZE 2016 'A rich, touching, hilarious novel' Financial Times Maureen didn't mean to kill a man, but what can a poor dear do when she's surprised by an intruder and only has a holy stone to hand? Lucky that she's just reconnected with her estranged son Jimmy, because as the most feared gangster in Cork he certainly has the tools to sort out the mess. So Jimmy enlists his boyhood buddy Tony, who with six kids and a love of the bottle could certainly do with the money, even if his teenage son, Ryan, is far too keen to grow up so he can become a gangster himself. And all is going to plan until Georgie, the girlfriend of the hapless intruder, starts to wonder where he went . . .
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