Have you heard the one about the codger who fed his greyhound his heart medicine to make it go faster at the track? What about the bloke who was growing six-foot ears of corn in his ute? Or the penny-pinching Scotsman whose last request is to be buried upright?
Everyone knows someone who tells a good story. You find these blokes propping up the bar, or at the sale yards, or you run into them down the road. Ryle Winn knows more of these yarn-spinners than most - he's spent a lot of time on the land and had about fifty different jobs. He's a dab hand at bending the truth himself.
In his latest collection, Ryle shares the best cock and bull stories from around the traps and his own remarkable life. Pull up a chair and get comfortable - you won't be anywhere for a while. 246pp. First published in 2011