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Toy Fights : A Boyhood – ‘A classic of its kind’ William Boyd

Don Paterson
Format: Paperback
Publisher: FABER & FABER
Published: January 18, 2024
ISBN: 9780571240289
384 pages
Country of publication: United Kingdom

£10.99

Don Paterson was born in Dundee, Scotland, in 1963. He spent his boyhood on a council housing estate.

When he wasn’t busy dreading his birthdays, dodging kids who wanted to kill him in a game of toy fights,
working with his country-and-western singer dad, obsessing over God, origami, sex or Scottish football cards, he was developing a sugar addiction, playing guitar and descending into madness.

While he didn’t manage to figure out who he was meant to be, the first twenty years of his life – before he took a chance, packed his guitar and boarded a train to London – did, for better or worse, shape who he would become

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