Praise for Michael Foley: 'Genuinely funny, sharp, truthful and intelligent . . . striking a blow for the value of ordinariness' -- Times Literary Supplement
'Irresistible narrative with the sort of irreverent exuberance that carries all before it' --Guardian
'Pungent, witty, perceptive . . . like Larkin, only sharper, funnier and more cynical'
'Not the usual cleverclogs claptrap. Foley delivers well-judged wisdom'
'Achingly funny and wise . . . vastly entertaining' --Daily Mail
`Michael Foley's entertaining, intelligent book may just help you get over yourself . . . Absurdly readable'
'Insightful and entertaining . . . wickedly sceptical'
'Reading Michael Foley's THE AGE OF ABSURDITY. I must be the last person in the world to read this but I'm glad I finally have, as it is fascinating. It looks at the quest for happiness and how we are getting it all wrong' --Jeremy Vine, Sunday Telegraph
About the Author
Michael Foley was born in Derry, Northern Ireland, but since 1972 he has lived in London, working as a Lecturer in Information Technology. He has published four novels, four collections of poetry and a collection of translations from French poetry, which have earned impressive reviews from The Guardian, New Statesman and New York Times. The Age of Absurdity is his first non-fiction book.