Praise for Declan Burke: “Burke shows again that he’s not just a comic genius, but also a fine dramatic writer and storyteller.” – Booklist. “Proust meets Chandler over a pint of Guinness.” – Spectator. “Among the most memorable books of the year, of any genre.” – Sunday Times. “A hardboiled delight.” – Guardian. “Imagine Donald Westlake and Richard Stark collaborating on a screwball noir.” – Kirkus Reviews. “A cross between Raymond Chandler and Flann O’Brien.” – John Banville.

Friday, November 7, 2008

I’m Dreaming Of A White … Oh.

Looks like it’s a spliff Christmas, folks. Quoth the Irish Times:
Three still held after State’s largest cocaine seizure

A forensic examination is to take place today to establish the value of the cocaine haul which was seized onboard a yacht off the west Cork coast yesterday.
  It is believed the seizure is the biggest in the history of the State with estimates varying from €500 million to €1 billion...