This award-winning short story follows twenty-four hours in the life of a young Glaswegian man. It is written in the first person vernacular voice of the narrator.
First published in the anthology Glasgow Tales, The Waster's Tale won the EndPapers Tales Series prize.
Revenge done the southern way….out of fabricated necessity. When a man is publicly embarrassed he hides away in his private dwelling. When his private dwelling is no more due to outside forces….he has no other choice but to act a fool and get revenge on all those who mock him. Meet Smart Boy, Drunk Man, Jesse, Chuck and Peter. Five guys who can wear shame as if it were a thousand dollar suit.
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