Ross O’car­roll Kelly

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Ross O’car­roll Kelly Penguin Ire­land €15

TFICTION Danc­ing with the Tsars

HIS is the 18th book from the best rugby player Ire­land never had, Ross O’car­roll Kelly. It’s two decades since Ross be­gan life as a spoof about five “goys” who played rugby and their Foxrock Fanny par­ents. Both he, the “goys” and the books have moved on since, with each new novel be­ing an al­most im­pos­si­ble com­bi­na­tion of hi­lar­ity, so­cial satire and a barom­e­ter of con­tem­po­rary life in Ire­land.

Danc­ing with the Tsars is very much fo­cused on Ross and his im­me­di­ate fam­ily. He and Sor­cha have split up. Again. They con­tinue to share the fam­ily home so Sor­cha can pur­sue her po­lit­i­cal ca­reer in the Seanad and Ross can care for

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