'Scober' MacAdam is king of the castle. He has acquired by greed and exploitation a former 'Big House' in Co Leitrim. But he is sexually impotent. Goaded by gossip, he devises a plot to impregnate his young wife. The latent savagery of Eugene McCabe's domestic tragedy discloses a series of wounds in the household and in the neighbouring community.
Original title: King of the Castle
Genre: Fiction→ General Fiction