The Yips. by Nicola Barker

The Yips. by Nicola Barker


The hilarious guy Booker-longlisted novel from the writer of 'Darkmans', Nicola Barker. 2006 is a overseas nation; they do issues otherwise there. Tiger Woods' popularity is totally untarnished and the English Defence League doesn't exist but. Stormclouds of a distinct variety are collecting above the bar of Luton's under unique Thistle lodge. between these stuck up within the unfolding drama are a guy who is had melanoma seven occasions, a lady priest with an unruly fringe, the bothered relatives of a infamous neighborhood fascist, an interfering barmaid with 3 E's at A-level yet a PhD in bullshit, a free-thinking Muslim intercourse therapist and his significantly extra pious spouse. yet on the center of each intrigue and the ground of each secret is the repugnantly charismatic Stuart Ransom - a golfer in free-fall. Nicola Barker's guy Booker-longlisted novel 'The Yips' instantly a historic novel of the pre-Twitter second, the filthiest state-of-the-nation novel due to the fact that Martin Amis's 'Money' and the main flamboyant piece of comedian fiction ever to be set in Luton.

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