Meet Tam and Richie: two dour Scots labourers. Clad in denim, work-shy, permanently discontented, intent on getting to the pub every night come hell or high water - in short, akin to your average British workers. But Tam and Richie, with their new supervisor, begin to display hidden depths.
'A demented, deadpan comic wonder, this rude salute to the dark side of contract employment has the exuberant power of a magic word it might possibly be dangerous (like the title of a certain other Scottish tale) to speak out loud.' Thomas Pynchon
The Restraint of Beasts by Magnus Mills
Used - Very Good
Winner of McKitterick Prize 1999 Short-listed for Whitbread Prize (First Novel) 1998 Short-listed for Booker Prize for Fiction 1998 Short-listed for Whitbread Book Awards: First Novel Category 1998
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