A bildungsroman, a demented comedy, a wild romantic fling – The Deadman's Pedal is another thrillingly imagined adventure from the inimitable Alan Warner.
Pitch perfect, darkly comic and brimming with life – in all its squalor rage, tears and laughter – this is an unforgettable story of female friendship
'A savage, surreal and very original imagination' Sunday Telegraph
'Compassionate and rioutously funny. It is a long time since I read a novel which had me rocking with laughter' The Times
'Alan Warner has a gift greater than the gift of telling a story. He can make what he chooses to tell us seem like a story we were waiting to hear' - Adam Mars-Jones, Observer
Brutal, erotic, jarringly poetic and rich in a blood-dark humour, Morvern Callar was the spectacular debut of an utterly original Scottish writer and winner of the Somerset Maugham Award