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Howie the Rookie  

Howie the Rookie $20.90 ex GST
$22.99 inc GST
A white-knuckle ride through a nightmare Dublin, where enemies and allies are interchangeable.

First we meet Howie. He tells us how, one night, he gets caught up in a gang intent on beating up Rookie. He's supposed to be baby-sitting his five-year-old brother, but he goes just the same. They beat up Rookie. Howie returns to discover a horrible accident has happened to the little boy... Then we hear the story from Rookie's point of view... 

Awards
  • The George Devine Award and the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature.

Review
The humour and the horror of what turns out to be a cleverly crafted interlocking narrative grabs you by the collar and head-butts you into submission - Sunday Times

Cast : 2M

Nick Hern Books, UK | 978-1-85459-422-8 | Sales rights: Australia/NZ | PB

Author

Mark O'Rowe  is an  Irish   playwright  and  screenwriter, bes t known for his play,  Terminus.

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