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Never Love a Gambler

by Keith Ridgway

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A hundred times worth reading.

Penelope Jardine

Marvelous stories by the Irish writer acclaimed by Zadie Smith as "idiosyncratic and fascinating"


Never Love a Gambler

Fiction by Keith Ridgway

Never Love a Gambler is a showcase for the exceptional talents of Keith Ridgway. The Times (London) praised his stories as “flawlessly structured yarns told in lovingly crafted prose.” Ridgway’s characters negotiate their way through love, madness, lust, anger, religious obsession, crime, and absence in stories told with innovative mastery and brightened by fiercely vivid dialogues. Never Love a Gambler is a mental rust-remover: refreshing, bracing, and often violently funny. 

published May 27th, 2014
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