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Swing Hammer Swing!

by Torrington, Jeff

  • ISBN: 9780151874279
  • ISBN10: 0151874271

Swing Hammer Swing!

by Torrington, Jeff

  • List Price: $23.95
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Harcourt
  • Publish date: 01/01/2006
  • ISBN: 9780151874279
  • ISBN10: 0151874271
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Description: Jeff Torrington's startlingly original first novel is set in Glasgow, Scotland, during a single-week in the late sixties. Christmas is approaching, and Thomas Clay is beset with mounting problems: his wife is in the maternity hospital prematurely; he's waiting for news of their transfer to "Legoland" high-rise housing - or for his tenement to be demolished beneath his very feet; he has no job, and his novel is, as yet, unpublished. Staggering from crisis to crisis, Thomas Clay is a man pursued - by petty gangsters, his Mafia-like in-laws, a doppelganger, and by time itself. He may imagine he has evaded the tyranny of clocks by escaping the nine-to-five, but no matter how fast he runs, the Grim Reaper seems cold on his heels.
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