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  • CRASH! How I Lost a Hundred Billion and Found True Love (Kindle Single)
    CRASH! How I Lost a Hundred Billion and Found True Love (Kindle Single)
    by Julian Gough

    The UK Kindle Single #1 hit.

    Jude lives in a henhouse with no roof, that he bought for ten million euro, at the height of the Irish property bubble. One day, his mortgage is rated the debt in Europe most likely to default... The political and financial elite of Europe arrive, with a plan: help Jude put a roof on his henhouse, stabilize his debt, and reassure the markets. It all goes horribly wrong.

    "This novella is very funny – laugh-out-loud at times…Gough is one of our most talented satirists" — The Irish Independent

  • Jude in London
    Jude in London
    by Julian Gough

    Shortlisted for both the Guardian's Not The Booker Prize, and the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize, Jude in London is an epic, comic exploration of the bizarre love triangle between language, consciousness, and reality. Which is all very well, if you're into that sort of thing.

  • Jude: Level 1
    Jude: Level 1
    by Julian Gough

    Shortlisted for the 2008 Wodehouse Prize for comic fiction.

    The novel's prologue won the biggest prize in the world for a single short story - the BBC National Short Story Prize.

    "Sheer comic brilliance" - The Times

    "The best comic novel I've ever read" - Tommy Tiernan

    "Could be the finest comic novel since Flann O'Brien's The Third Policeman" - The Sunday Tribune

  • Juno and Juliet
    Juno and Juliet
    by Julian Gough

    My first novel, of which I am very fond. The adventures of teenage twin sisters Juno & Juliet, in their first year away from home. Life, love and literature, in Galway and Tipperary.


    "Like Roddy Doyle in an extremely good mood" - The Washington Post

    "A modern, at times brilliantly ironic reworking of the classical fairytale, with nods to Shakespeare, Austen and Beckett." - Literary Review

    "Hugely entertaining" - Vogue

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Forum (Talk Talk Talk...) > i would really like to hear your opinion

Hi Julian. I'm writing about your novel; the orphan and the mob in project in school. i would like to hear about your opinion of foreigners, that you write about in the novel.
And what kind of message did you want to give the reader when they read your satirically novel.
Hope you'll answar on these few question. it would help me.
//Marie Due, Denmark
December 8, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterfrom marie due
Well, I don't believe authors should have opinions. So if the characters in my stories have opinions (and many of them have), those opinions are not necessarily my own. If I do (as a private individual, rather than an author) have an opinion in this area, it is that a nation is a delusional state. "Foreigners" do not exist; the entire category is a demented mental construct. OK, I have to go to bed now, but will try and answer your questions in more detail tomorrow. (If I forget to, you can remind me.) Best of luck with your project...
December 11, 2010 | Registered CommenterJulian Gough