On The Yankee Station

Adolescent sex in a Scottish boys’ public school, oddballs on the seedy side of America, murder in a quiet Devon cottage are some of the subjects in this collection of short stories. It also includes two early adventures from the career of Morgan Leafy, anti-hero of A Good Man in Africa.

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‘Formidably accomplished … bursting at the seams with raw ability’    The Spectator

‘His writing, with nods in the direction of Borges and Nabakov combines violence, comedy and experiment … an impressively varied collection’    Time Out

‘Crisp, wry, energetic … the author slips with ease from one narrative manner to another, reproducing the exact tones of a girl in a sideshow or an articulate psychopath … nothing in this collection is less than diverting’    The Times Literary Supplement