Breakfast at Cannibal Joe's

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You're not assigned to oversee a CIA front company in Dublin unless you screwed up royally--and Joe Chambers did. If he didn't know so much about so many people, the CIA would probably terminate him--possibly in both senses of the word. Instead, he's stuck managing Whetstone Publishing while his stateside boss comes up with ever more daft ways to maximize profits.

But Joe's frustration is only just beginning. An MI6 agent keeps breaking into his apartment and stealing his booze, presumably revenge for blowing the guy's cover in Athens; his publishing assistant's too smart for her own good; and with head office's cost-cutting measures hitting new highs of lunacy, he might need to start selling drugs or--God forbid!--move back to the States. Oh, and he's got a tapeworm named Steve happily curled up in his guts.

A raucous mix of double crosses, brothels, triple crosses, and cocktail recipes, Breakfast at Cannibal Joe's is a dark and twisted tale that fans of Catch-22 and Fight Club should love.

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Resident in Ireland for the past 22 years, Jay Spencer Green has worked as a factory laborer, hotel dishwasher, van driver, conveyor belt supervisor, college lecturer, court coverer at Wimbledon, stagehand for the Chippendales, correspondence course tutor, and database editor. The consequent cornucopia of negative work experiences has provided enough trauma for several novels, which are now being stealthily introduced to the reading public like a slow-release poison. The first of these,Breakfast at Cannibal Joe's, was voted one of the top ten indie books of 2015 and won the Lord of the Book Covers award. Lisa McInerney, winner of the Bailey's Prize for Fiction, described it as "Savagely funny and deftly anarchic." 

Over the years, Jay has launched a number of projectiles into space, usually in the direction of the TV.

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"Funny, shocking. Demands to be read." Arthur Smith, comedian, writer, and broadcaster

"Too clever by half. Too funny by three and five-eighths." Niamh Greene, author, The Secret Diary of a Demented Housewife 

"Savagely funny and deftly anarchic, Jay Spencer Green's writing is as exquisite as it is deliciously dangerous." Lisa McInerney, author, The Glorious Heresies

"Witty, acerbic, and wired to words." William Wall, author, This is the Country

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Book Description Createspace, United States, 2015. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. A dystopian comedy with a difference. Makes the Hunger Games look like Hungry Hippos. Makes 50 Shades of Grey look like Polyanna. The Bloomfield Review says, Like an obnoxious spy-comedy seen through the eyes of a filthy drunk . The language can be absurdly, almost heroically obscene. The TBR Pile says, Bonkers. Weird. Surreal. Satirical. Politically incorrect. Clever. Absurd. Witty. Disgusting. It s debauched, depraved, delirious, delightful. Voted No. 6 in the Top 50 Indie Books of 2015. Winner of the 2015 Lord of the Book Covers award. Joe Chambers is a CIA operative working in Dublin. Assigned to an agency-fronted publishing house, his problems include, but are not limited to, errant MI6 agents, insane profit-making schemes, a Francoist dwarf, and a tapeworm named Steve. He is an utterly reprehensible character, fond of submerging his head in a sink-full of whiskey and fantasising about brutally murdering irritating teenagers. He is, in other words, the perfect guide to this bizarre and repulsive journey into Dublin s gutters. Jay Spencer Green presents a twisted and exaggerated, but wholly recognisable vision of Dublin. A place of suicide bombings, mass canine culling in the Phoenix Park, cheap Moore Street socks (35 euros for 6 pairs), online divorce, and enough red tape and bureaucracy to drive a man to murder. A place where cat s cheese salad and a dubious pork/human hybrid meat share the menu. It is a Dublin of no redemption. A raucous mix of double crosses, brothels, triple crosses, and cocktail recipes, Breakfast at Cannibal Joe s is a dark, twisted, and picaresque tale that fans of Kurt Vonnegut, Hunter S. Thompson, and Joseph Heller should love. Funny, shocking. Demands to be read. Arthur Smith, comedian, writer, and broadcaster Too clever by half. Too funny by three and five-eighths. Niamh Greene, author, The Secret Diary of a Demented Housewife, Coco s Secret Savagely funny and deftly anarchic, Jay Spencer Green s writing is as exquisite as it is deliciously dangerous. Lisa McInerney, author, The Glorious Heresies Witty, acerbic, and wired to words. William Wall, author, This is the Country, Ghost Estate The comic writing of Jay Spencer Green always makes me laugh out loud. Karl Whitney, author, Hidden City: Adventures and Explorations in Dublin. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781514377659

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Book Description Createspace, United States, 2015. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.A dystopian comedy with a difference. Makes the Hunger Games look like Hungry Hippos. Makes 50 Shades of Grey look like Polyanna. The Bloomfield Review says, Like an obnoxious spy-comedy seen through the eyes of a filthy drunk . The language can be absurdly, almost heroically obscene. The TBR Pile says, Bonkers. Weird. Surreal. Satirical. Politically incorrect. Clever. Absurd. Witty. Disgusting. It s debauched, depraved, delirious, delightful. Voted No. 6 in the Top 50 Indie Books of 2015. Winner of the 2015 Lord of the Book Covers award. Joe Chambers is a CIA operative working in Dublin. Assigned to an agency-fronted publishing house, his problems include, but are not limited to, errant MI6 agents, insane profit-making schemes, a Francoist dwarf, and a tapeworm named Steve. He is an utterly reprehensible character, fond of submerging his head in a sink-full of whiskey and fantasising about brutally murdering irritating teenagers. He is, in other words, the perfect guide to this bizarre and repulsive journey into Dublin s gutters. Jay Spencer Green presents a twisted and exaggerated, but wholly recognisable vision of Dublin. A place of suicide bombings, mass canine culling in the Phoenix Park, cheap Moore Street socks (35 euros for 6 pairs), online divorce, and enough red tape and bureaucracy to drive a man to murder. A place where cat s cheese salad and a dubious pork/human hybrid meat share the menu. It is a Dublin of no redemption. A raucous mix of double crosses, brothels, triple crosses, and cocktail recipes, Breakfast at Cannibal Joe s is a dark, twisted, and picaresque tale that fans of Kurt Vonnegut, Hunter S. Thompson, and Joseph Heller should love. Funny, shocking. Demands to be read. Arthur Smith, comedian, writer, and broadcaster Too clever by half. Too funny by three and five-eighths. Niamh Greene, author, The Secret Diary of a Demented Housewife, Coco s Secret Savagely funny and deftly anarchic, Jay Spencer Green s writing is as exquisite as it is deliciously dangerous. Lisa McInerney, author, The Glorious Heresies Witty, acerbic, and wired to words. William Wall, author, This is the Country, Ghost Estate The comic writing of Jay Spencer Green always makes me laugh out loud. Karl Whitney, author, Hidden City: Adventures and Explorations in Dublin. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781514377659

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