THE HALF DECENT FOOTBALL MAGAZINE

by Stephen O'Donnell

325 ParadiseFootball fiction generally has a bad reputation, which makes Paradise Road a moderately pleasant surprise. It's competently written, with likeable characters and an enjoyable plot. It's told from a range of perspectives but the loose storyline concentrates on Kevin McGarry, a Celtic fan dealing with the premature end of his own playing career and consequently seeking fulfilment following his team, socialising with his friends and family and working as a joiner for the council. Read more

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