Books by Jeff Torrington

THE DEVIL'S CAROUSEL by Jeff Torrington
Released: July 10, 1997

"Colorful, yes, but little in this view of factory life is new, and the episodic style, while it does offer vivid stories and characters, works against Torrington's greater strength as a realist, his ability to catch the dense particulars of working- class neighborhoods and life."
The hapless lives and hard times of Scottish autoworkers are the core of Torrington's follow-up to his 1992 Whitbread-winner, Swing Hammer Swing! (1994), though the zest and wit that marked that earlier debut novel appear only fitfully here. Read full book review >
SWING HAMMER SWING! by Jeff Torrington
Released: April 1, 1994

"Difficult but rewarding fiction."
This close examination of a week in one man's life in Glasgow, Scotland, is both exhilarating and exasperating. Read full book review >