Kitchen Confidential meets Nick Hornby - a brilliant portrait of the highs and lows of life in contemporary DublinAfter Rory has returned to Dublin to bury his mother, he decides that New York, with the flash job, fast money and high tech apartment is just not for him anymore, and it's time to be home again. But where is home and who is Rory now?His friends try to persuade him he's the same guy they said goodbye to when they finished University, but Rory knows different. Out to screw everyone and everything in Dublin, Rory's life spirals out of control. But having hit the bottom, he finds a saviour in the most unlikely of guises.THE VERY MAN is the carefully nuanced story of a man who feels he has nothing to lose but discovers that his life is unravelling before him. It is, too, a brilliant portrait of contemporary Dublin.