Author(s): Hugo Hamilton
In Headbanger, Dublin cop Pat Coyne decides to take on the city's most notorious gang leader, resulting in a personal feud with the underworld. In Sad Bastard, Coyne is back, out of work after an injury. But when his own son becomes a suspect in a murder case, he finds himself meddling in the Dublin underworld once again. Two brilliant, funny and unpredictable crime stories from a master of the genre.
Hugo Hamilton is a novelist whose work has won a number of international awards, including the 1992 Rooney Prize for Irish Literature, the 2003 French Prix Femina Etranger, the 2004 Italian Premio Giuseppe Berto and a DAAD scholarship in Berlin.