Quail skulls will roll: McInerney’s latest offering not to be sniffed at

Fiction, Bright, Precious Days, By Jay McInerney, Bloomsbury, €25.25

11th September, 2016
Jay McInerney: an eye for a flavourful tale Pic: Getty

Jay McInerney is one of the old guard, part of the generation who came to prominence back in the 1980s, chronicling in his fiction the cocaine-fuelled hedonism of a yuppified New York set.

Alongside the likes of bad-boy author Bret Easton Ellis, McInerney quickly acquired a reputation for being almost as debauched as his characters in novels like his 1984 debut, Bright Lights, Big City. But as McInerney, now 61, has aged, his characters have...

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