An irate woman bursts into a gun shop in the town of Tiptoe Floorboard, helps herself to a Kalashnikov rifle, and sets off in a taxi on her mission of retribution. So begins this surreal and enigmatic tale starring the Doe clan, a close-knit family of criminals and victims. Bound together by love, loyalty, fear, secrets, the Does struggle to make and maintain connections with each other. By turns chilling and wickedly funny, this novel that explores what transpires when unspeakable realities - long pushed from consciousness - begin to break through.
Used availability for Anna Burns's Little Constructions
June 2007 : UK Hardback
April 2008 : UK Paperback