One title on the list:
The Butcher Boy, by Patrick McCabe.Read about another title from Burke's list.
In its first-person evocation of a poignant, childish need to belong that sours into murderous obsession, The Butcher Boy is literary Ireland’s equivalent of Jim Thompson’s The Killer Inside Me.
Check out an excerpt from Burke's The Big O and learn more about the book and author at the publisher's website and the Crime Always Pays blog.
The Page 99 Test:: The Big O (Irish edition).
The Page 99 Test: The Big O.