Naw Much of a Talker
An award-winning comedian novel approximately fact, lies, and storytelling, with an unforgettably unreliable narrator, translated from its cutting edge Swiss vernacular again into the Glaswegian that was once its unique inspiration
Known merely as "the goalie," the novel's narrator is often taking the blame. he is simply been published from detention center, having kept quiet during a drug bust at his neighborhood pub. The goalie is a sucker for a very good tale, he lives and breathes them, is eternally telling tales to himself and an individual who'll hear. He returns to his fatherland broke, falling in love with Regi, a barmaid. On a visit jointly to Spain, to connect with his shady acquaintances, Regi realizes that this obsession with storytelling has its downsides, the goalie all too able to think the yarns his so-called associates spin. This novel is an enthralling, hilarious journey in the course of the goalie's anecdotes. Storytelling is his approach of fending off difficulties and clash, his crowning success and tragic flaw. Regi concludes that it's not a girl the goalie wishes, yet an viewers. Pedro Lenz harnesses his enormous powers as a performer and oral storyteller during this strong and unforgettable party of the rhythms and musicality of the spoken word.
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imagine again tae oor schooldays whilst he wis the good cunt within the playgroon, concealed the best hair, the best leather-based jaicket, the good moped. Nae different cunt child pull like he did. If ye upload aw that up an’ examine the wey he's theday, ye hiv tae think sorry fur him, approximately. Ah think sorry fur masel an’ aw like. unfortunately. Self-pity’s the bottom ye family members fuckin get. begin feelin sorry fur yersel an’ ye may perhaps besides fuckin provide fuckin up. a couple of days later, Gross, the plain-clothes cop grew to become up oan.
adequate. Ahd like tae inform ye a narrative. Aboot the piece ae enterprise that child curiosity ye yet, ah’ll be tellin ye totally nuthin. The wan factor ah relations say is: ah noo – mair or much less – hiv a transparent evaluation. An’ that’s how ahm packin ma baggage. There’s nuthin tae retain me during this village, cept mibbe Regula. She family come wi me if she wishes yet. Gross wantit tae understand whit ahd discovered oot. Ah tellt him nuthin, nuthin aboot Pesche, nuthin aboot wee Stofer, nuthin aboot Uli, an’ nuthin aboot the unusual.
nice. Contents an’ third-party legal responsibility or summit, widnae brain droppin by means of, tae gi’e me a quote, nae strings connected. Did ah ivver fuckin ask furra quote? hello, hi, the some-cunt acknowledged, I comprehend you require a quote? Ahv nae reminiscence ae it, sorry. Ah imagine ahd be aware of yet. Ah be aware of who ahv asked whit fae. An’ whit’s mair: it wisnae his fault precisely, yet ah wisnae feelin rather well correct at this minute. He apologised an’ hung up. Guid. ok. Naw that it concerns. Ah apologise an’ aw. Nae thought.
Guid tae hiv an animal aroon like that noo an’ then. Then ah killt it. Hidnae the center tae pit it in a house. Ah child get anither yin, aye. Widnae be an analogous yet. Oan ma first payday, ah’ll purchase masel an honest coffee-maker, mibbe. Ahv awready bought heartburn fae wan ae they stupit coffee pots ye screw thegither. Ye nivver recognize is it aw goney squirt on the ceilin or, worse nonetheless, in yir face. Ah want tae git oot. It’s pissin it doon an’ it’s cauld an’ dork. Naw that it concerns. Ah family take ma.