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The Big Q

The Big Q

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Three men are off from Coatbridge to Cucuruzzu, Italy, to do some construction work in a monastery in exchange for a holiday ('grub and a bed - that's the deal'). Some holiday it turns out to be, what with optional Mass at five in the morning, a mad monk and the salami fiasco. But even this remote and tranquil mountain cannot offer sanctuary from the past and the story of Jimmy Brogan, a wildly original, broken man. As the run up to Easter Sunday in the monastery becomes more and more farcical, so Jimmy's story builds to a chilling climax - and suddenly the past explodes into the present...

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February 2001 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: The Big Q
Author(s): Des Dillon
ISBN: 0-7472-7547-5 / 978-0-7472-7547-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Headline Review
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