A London house. A warren of rooms. The tenants refusing to budge. A gallery of characters presided over by the extraordinary transvestite Freddie Parts. He enlists the help of a young man who lives in the basement with a beautiful rich wife. A comic novel of wit, character and language.
210 x 148 mm
'He has written a very funny book. Connaughton, like Tom Sharpe, catches the madness of the annoyed. He is a fine writer and observer bathed in humanity and love.' - Illtyd Harrington Camden New Journal
'Every page harbours a poetic phrase or image. At its astringently sad best Big Parts is big art.' Brian Lynch Irish Independent
Shane Connaughton has won the George Devine Award, Royal Court Theatre, London, The Hennessy Literary Award, The London Irish Post Award. His first novel A Border Station was short-listed for The GPA Literary Award. He was nominated for an Academy Award for the film My Left Foot.