Michael Curtin was born in Limerick in 1942 and is best known for his novel The Plastic
Tomato Cutter (Zondervan, 1991), set in his native city. He is also the author of
the novels The Self-Made Men (Penguin Books, 1980), The Replay (Sphere Books, 1981),
The League Against Christmas (HarperCollins, 1989), The Cove Shivering Club (Zondervan,
1996) and Sing (Zondervan, 2001). The plots of his work tend toward the comic and
range from the farcical to the dark and understated.