If You Liked School, You'll Love Work

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Random House, Oct 30, 2008 - Fiction - 400 pages
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In 'Rattlesnakes', three young Americans find themselves lost in the desert, held captive by armed Mexicans; in 'The DOGS of Lincoln Park', a mysterious Korean chef may or may not have something to do with the disappearance of a socialite's pooch; an English bar owner battles to keep all his balls in the air on the Costa Brava; a film biographer becomes a piece of movie memorabilia himself in 'Miss Arizona'; and in the 'Kingdom of Fife'; an ex-jockey and table-football star of Cowdenbeath takes on the charms of Jenni Cahill and her remarkable jodhpurs...

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If you liked school, you'll love work

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Several of the five stories in this collection from Welsh (Trainspotting ) deal with one of society's ugliest realities, bigotry. Characters from disparate parts of society are thrown together in ... Read full review

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Irvine Welsh's novel from last summer was fairly disappointing, so I approached his new volume of short stories, If You Liked School, You'll Love Work, with an air of cautious trepidation. Sadly the ... Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Irvine Welsh is the author of ten previous novels and four books of shorter fiction. He currently lives in Chicago.

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