Dead Letter House
n Hogmanay a 20-something breaks up with his girlfriend at a party in Glasgow and sets out to walk the 20 miles home to East Kilbride.
On the way he amuses himself by writing imaginary letters in his head to his estranged family in between buying drugs, crashing parties, getting stabbed, losing his contact lenses and getting beaten up.
This upbeat story spins into the surreal as the narrator begins to near East Kilbride.
Is the main character dead?
A grimly humoured story that ends poignantly.
One of the new fiction titles from 11:9, the Scottish fiction imprint launched in Autumn 2000 and backed by National Lottery Funding, Extreme new writing with wide appeal to the 20+ age group. A book which plays with the mind and the emotions and sucks the very breath out of the reader.