Glam rock on the airwaves…Skinheads clad in denim and Doc Martens…Muhammed Ali in Croke Park…Drugs in abundance on street corners…Murder and mayhem only a stones throw away to the North…And Marty Curran and his little gang among it all in early 70s Dublin. Follow them over three weekends of that year through the eyes of 16 year old Marty, his mates and their world of girlfriends, drink and drugs, braces and boots, two-tonnes and reggae, family and friends, football and David Bowie.
A Story of cocky yet innocent youth in the cauldron of Dublin in 1972.
“A fabulous read. Wonderfully observed. Warm, funny with pitch perfect dialogue. Really captures Dublin in the 70s.”
Hilary Reynolds, Actor and Script Writer for the popular Irish TV series Fair City.
“Power’s work is immediate, credible and authentic…..It’s a journey that the reader won’t want to stop. This is a fresh powerful new voice in new literature…..This book is essential clobber. Get it, read it, wear it!”
Mannix Flynn, Dublin Politician, Author and Playwright.