The Last Romantic Out of Belfast (Belfast: Blackstaff 1984), 208pp.,
first novel; The Streets of Laredo (London: Jonathan Cape 1986),
stories, incl. one anthologised in State of the Art, ed. Marcus (Sceptre
1992); also Lilliburlero (New Millenium 1995), 246pp., a novel.
Stories, The Streets of Laredo (London: Jonathan Cape 1986).
Novels, The Last Romantic Out of Belfast (Belfast: Blackstaff
1984), 208pp.; Lilliburlero (New Millenium 1995), 246pp. [1 85845
letter to Fortnight Review (Dec. 1996) castigating Aosdana and
President Robinson for bestowing the Irish Republics highest
award in the arts to Francis Stuart, counting himself among Irish
writers who protest Stuarts selection; cites the Polish Jewish origins
of his own first wife, and professes that the proper treatment for this
old Irish fascist shit would be to hawk up a gob of phlegm and spit it
into his face, &c. (p.4).
Lilliburlero noticed by C[ahal]
L. Dallat, Times Literary Supplement (?10 March 1995); also praised
in reviews by Jon Fibbs, Fortnight Review (July-Aug. 1995) and
Lucile Redmond, Books Ireland (Dec. 1995), pp.327-28.