Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (October 1, 2015)
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Roads and Circuses a few Civil Servants will not be so civil. Marcus O’Malley is the brown-nosing suck-up every person despised in class. He additionally occurs to be Ireland’s most sensible recognized barrister who actually has all of it: a gorgeous runway-model spouse, ideal youngsters, status, energy and wealth. whilst he refuses a deadly villain’s request to protect him of heinous crimes, Marcus is rightly intimidated. A likely random chance to run for political workplace pops up and basically as skill to avoid wasting him from the threats does he choose to dive in. along with his attractiveness as a do-gooder, Marcus takes like a duck to water to the neighborhood scene and his meteoric upward push in the course of the party’s rank starts off. yet as he units his points of interest on turning into top Minister, he needs to cooperate with unsavory colleagues, bide time and ensure what’s most sensible for him as opposed to what’s top for the get together. might outdoor forces convey him down, smash his profession and almost certainly ship him to penitentiary? Can he play the sport within the shark-infested waters of Irish politics? Does he wish energy only for the sake of getting energy? Is he capable of see that the chaos and the mayhem in his existence are self-created? Can he proceed to idiot all the humans all the time? together with himself? Roads & Circuses is an exhilarating satirical examine the area of politics and the duplicitous brain of a political candidate. It’s now not a lot what a political candidate says or does that are supposed to fear you, it’s what they really imagine! And even if set in eire, Marcus O’Malley may well exist in any nation or political occasion on this planet. West Dublin sequence: Prologue no longer all cities are created equivalent… no longer all households are well worth the difficulty… The West Dublin sequence are quirky and sinister congruent stories of The O’Malley kin, the folks you like to hate. The O’Malleys are a well-known yet dysfunctional Irish relatives dwelling in a rapidly-changing society that is falling aside on the seams in the course of the nice recession. while the patriarch of the family members, Bernard O’Malley, tells his impressionable 5 young ones a likely harmless story each Easter, little does he fully grasp the ramifications of his well-intended ‘life lesson’ and the way it's going to separately form their destiny relationships to every little thing. every one publication makes a speciality of one family member and their self-imposed nightmares concluding within the final week of November 2008. Bureaucratic politicians, dodgy developers, determined property brokers, corrupt immigration officials and doubtful solicitors get involved in homicide, extortion, adultery and arson – among different horrors. From the water, to the wind, and from the birds, to the cats and canines, whatever isn’t correct during this position. there's by no means a lifeless second in West Dublin yet thank God you don’t stay there.