Today I’m delighted to be part of the #TheManWhoLovedIslands Blog Tour.
Written by David F. Ross, the book is the third instalment of the series and comes after The Last Days of Disco and The Rise & Fall of the Miraculous Vespas.
Here’s the blurb:
THE DISCO BOYS AND THE BAND ARE BACK…
In the early ’80s, Bobby Cassidy and Joey Miller were inseparable; childhood friends and fledgling business associates. Now, both are depressed and lonely, and they haven’t spoken to each other in more than ten years. A bizarre opportunity to honour the memory of someone close to both of them presents itself, if only they can forgive … and forget.
With the help of the deluded Max Mojo and the faithful Hamish May, can they pull off the impossible, and reunite the legendary Ayrshire band, The Miraculous Vespas, for a one off Music Festival – The Big Bang – on a remote, uninhabited Scottish island? Absurdly funny, deeply moving and utterly human, The Man Who Loved Islands is an unforgettable finale to the Disco Days trilogy – a modern classic pumped full of music and middle-aged madness, written from the heart and pen of one of Scotland’s finest new voices.
This book is right up my husband’s street – so I passed my copy straight on to him to read. As a fan of authors such as Irvine Welsh who write in Scots dialect, he loved it!
After being completely engrossed from the first page, he flew through the book and is now looking forward to reading the first two books of the series.
And I’m not surprised! Ross’s work has been endorsed by everyone from Chris Brookmyre to Hardeep Singh Kohli. He has a brave and distinctive voice which is sure to appeal to men and woman across the country.
The Man Who Loved Islands is published by Orenda Books and is available to buy now.