`My favourite book of 2010...This is a work of admirable scope...energetic, witty and erudite' --Guardian, New Year's Day 2011
'...witty, erudite and provocative. It challenges received wisdom in a way that many people will find compelling' --Scottish Sunday Herald
'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.