Sandstone Press

The Passion of Harry Bingo by Peter Ross

RRP: £8.99
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781910985816
Publication Date: 17/08/2017
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The Passion of Harry Bingo
Further Dispatches From Unreported Scotland

Peter Ross

Quirky, hilarious, always engaging and often moving, The Passion of Harry Bingo enters the lives of some of Britain’s least known but most amazing characters. From Orkney to the Sussex coast they bring light and laughter into all our lives: the Sikh pipe band and Wall of Death riders, herring queens and drag queens, crazy golfers and Harry himself, still following Partick Thistle in his nineties. This second selection of Peter Ross’s sideways looks at life in Scotland – and beyond – follows the highly successful and acclaimed Daunderlust.

Peter Ross

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Peter Ross is a six-time winner at the Scottish Press Awards and was a shortlisted nominee for the Orwell Prize in 2015. He has written for titles including The Guardian, The Times, Sunday Times,...

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Reviews

‘Funny, warm, humane and perceptive.’
-William McIlvanney

‘Peter Ross is one of the finest feature writers working in Britain today. His new collection is terrific.’
-Alex Massie

‘Funny, moving essays on topics from crazy golf to rehab. Ross has a keen eye, ear and turn of phrase.’
-Ian Rankin

‘Meticulous yet fiercely readable...’
-David Pollock, The List