cover image Wild Grow the Lilies

Wild Grow the Lilies

Christy Brown. Scarborough House Publishers, $9.95 (304pp) ISBN 978-0-8128-2470-4

A boozy, boisterous Dublin newspaperman indulges in drink and sex on the job. ``Brown ( My Left Foot ) seems to possess limitless stores of energy. In torrents of talk, bursts of song and verse, he submerges us in scenes reminiscent of those non-stop binges in Donleavy and Cary. Reader reactions will vary: some charmed by the blarney; others bored by the logorrhea,'' advised PW. (Aug.)