rymour books independent scottish publisher
(release date: 30th April 2021)
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FAKE FLOWERS is a reporter’s account of his entanglement in twin terrorist threats aimed at Faslane nuclear submarine base and the Edinburgh Military Tattoo during the Festival. A fast-paced caper with a surreal slant pausing only to ponder the blurred boundaries between forgery and faithfulness.
GRAHAM LIRONI is a freelance journalist and editor who runs PR agency Liquorice Media, he lives and works in Glasgow and Aberfoyle. His previous novels are Oh Marina Girl, Candyfloss Martyrs and The Bowels of Christ.
‘An intelligent, original and disturbing new voice in Scottish fiction.’ A L Kennedy
The fractal, disjoined universe explored by (artists) Gordon, Borland and Buchanan–variously inwardly observing, sordid, erotic and confrontational, is that defined by writers such as Irvine Welsh, Frank Kuppner and Graham Lironi.’ Scotland on Sunday
‘The new bad boy of Scottish fiction is misbehaving very well indeed.’ The List
‘A slick unfussy writer who keeps things moving to their sticky end.’ Sunday Herald
‘Graham Lironi is for real.’ The Scotsman
‘A writer with a truly promising future.’ Ann Donald
‘An impressively talented cult author.’ The Herald
‘Graham Lironi is not about to subvert the image of young Scottish fiction as extreme and in-yer gob.’ The List
‘I love Lironi’s way with words. He had me captivated and curious right from the start.’ Euro Crime
‘Lironi understands the conventions of the genre he is writing in, but then he twists those in an unexpected manner… ’ Alistair Braidwood