The Big Q

The Big Q

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Three men are off from Coatbridge to Cucuruzzu, Italy, to do some construction work in a monastery in exchange for a holiday ('grub and a bed - that's the deal'). Some holiday it turns out to be, what with optional Mass at five in the morning, a mad monk and the salami fiasco. But even this remote and tranquil mountain cannot offer sanctuary from the past and the story of Jimmy Brogan, a wildly original, broken man. As the run up to Easter Sunday in the monastery becomes more and more farcical, so Jimmy's story builds to a chilling climax - and suddenly the past explodes into the present...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 126 x 196 x 16mm | 211g
  • Headline Publishing Group
  • Headline Book Publishing
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0747275475
  • 9780747275473

About Des Dillon

Des Dillon was born and brought up in the Larnarkshire town of Coatbridge. He has worked as a teacher of English and has had several of his books adapted for film and television.
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