We Need To Talk About Ross

We Need To Talk About Ross

Summary

Sportsman. Lover. Bon viviant. Cad. Ross O'Carroll-Kelly is many things to many people.

But ten years after he lifted the Leinster Schools Senior Cup, Ireland's most beloved rogue remains one of its most misunderstood figures. His accomplishments on the rugby field - and in the bedroom - remain the stuff of legend, but the truth about him remains hidden by the accretion of myth.

Now, for the first time, the lid is lifted on the enigma that is South Dublin's most eligible married man. In more than a hundred interviews with his family and friends - those who've loved him, hated him and slept with him - the first ever composite portrait of the Celtic Tiger's most famous cub emerges.

From the mother who didn't want him to the father who wanted him too much, from the friends who shared his misadventures to the women who shared his bed - or, failing that, a back alley or bus shelter - this searingly honest biography fills in all the blanks in the life of the self-styled Cock of Foxrock.


'One-liners are as sharp as ever' Irish Independent

'You'll look at Ross O'Carroll-Kelly in a whole new light ... highly enjoyable' Sunday Tribune

'Always a funny, sharp and humane writer' Irish Times

About the author

Ross O'Carroll-Kelly

Once Upon a Time in . . . Donnybrook is the twenty-fifth book in Paul Howard's 'Ross O'Carroll-Kelly' series. Ross books have sold over one million copies, are annually nominated for the Popular Fiction prize at the Irish Book Awards - where they have won the prize an unprecedented three times - and are also critically acclaimed as satirical masterpieces. One of the series - The Oh My God Delusion - was chosen as Ireland's favourite book in Eason's 125th birthday poll.
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