A darkly comic debut novel about advertising, truth, single malt, Scottish hospitality??"or lack thereof??"and George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four.
Ray Welter, who was until recently a highflying advertising executive in Chicago, has left the world of newspeak behind. He decamps to the isolated Scottish Isle of Jura in order to spend a few months in the cottage where George Orwell wrote most of his seminal novel, Nineteen Eighty-Four. Ray is miserable, and quite prepared to make his troubles go away with the help of copious quantities of excellent scotch.
But a few of the local islanders take a decidedly shallow view of a foreigner coming to visit in order to sort himself out, and Ray quickly finds himself having to deal with not only his own issues but also a community whose eccentricities are at times amusing and at others downright dangerous. Also, the locals believe??"or claim to believe??"that there??s a werewolf about, and against his better judgment, Ray??s misadventures build to the night of a traditional, boozy werewolf hunt on the Isle of Jura on the summer solstice.
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|Size: ||2.0 MB|
|Publisher: ||Soho Press|
|Date published: || 2015|
|ISBN: ||9781616954956 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|
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