As the UK struggles to come to terms with Brexit this farcical novel exposes the hypocrisy of our politicians. Sex scandals, murderous intentions and a greedy quest for power at any cost. "Assassins" is totally bonkers, yet at the same time intriguing and littered with historical facts, (even though some have been ever so slightly massaged.)
Findo Gask is a former child prodigy and by some distance Scotland's ugliest sixteen year old. No girl will even look at him, let alone touch his cock. He started the world's first Darwinian Terrorist Organisation when he was twelve and it doesn't matter to him that he solved the universe this morning without even using maths, as with a face like his, he's never going to get a shag out of it.
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.