The Devil Rides Out: Wickedly funny and painfully honest stories from Paul O'Grady (Paperback)Paul O'Grady (author)
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Birkenhead, 1973. The eighteen-year-old Paul O'Grady gets ready for a big Saturday night out on the town. New white T-shirt, freshly ironed jeans, looking good. As he bids farewell to his mum, who's on the phone to his auntie, and wanders off down the street in a cloud of aftershave, he hears her familiar cry: 'Oh, the devil rides out tonight, Annie. The devil rides out!'
The further adventures of Paul O'Grady - following on from the million-copy-selling At My Mother's Knee - are, if anything, even more hilarious and outrageous than what has come before.To say that The Devil Rides Out is action-packed is an understatement. Its extraordinary cast of characters includes lords and ladies, the legendary Vera, a serial killer, more prostitutes than you can shake a stick at and drag queens of every shape and size. Wickedly funny, often moving, and searingly honest, Paul's tales of the unexpected will make your jaw drop and your hair stand on end. And you'll laugh like a drain. The Devil Rides Out is one hell of a read!
Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
Number of pages: 448
Weight: 316 g
Dimensions: 198 x 127 x 27 mm
Far and away the best writer of the lot... his turn of phrase is a joy * The Sunday Times *
Even funnier and more touching than the million-selling first volume. I defy anyone not to enjoy this book -- Jilly Cooper * Daily Telegraph *
La Cage Aux Folles meets Withnail and I * The Sunday Times *
It's sharply written, very self-aware and makes you laugh out loud -- Mark Sanderson * Daily Telegraph *
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“The Devil Rides Out”
This book is definately a lot better than the first one by this author . Some of the storylines create images of unbelieveable , but true ,crazy scenarios . If you thought that the first book stopped a little short in... More
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I Really loved the first book and couln't wait to read this one. I was not disappointed it was another FAB read and carn't wait for the next 1.
I enjoyed this book, not as much as his first one, At my mothers knee..., but it was a real page turner. I was amazed at how much O'Grady did in the space of a few years and learnt an awful lot about his younger... More
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