"Evocative, nostalgic and written with a wry humour" - Irish Independent
"Evoking the lost world of the Irish showbands of the 1960s with the affectionate eye of an insider. The Last Dance is an essential read for anyone who wants to understand where Irish music has come from." -Hot Press
Written in the style of a band biography, The Last Dance charts the rise and dramatic demise of The Playboys from Castlemartin, a now forgotten showband from the heyday of the era. Along the way it explores the journey of Martin McClelland from small-town boy to songwriter and lead singer, and his compicated love affair with Hanna Hutchinson, his friend from childhood, who grew to be much more.
Nostalgic and written with a wry humour, The Last Dance will stay with you long after you read the final page.
About the author:
Paul Charles is an author and an agent in the music business. His previous novels include the DI Christy Kennedy mystery series.