This Champagne Mojito Is the Last Thing I Own
This Champagne Mojito Is The Last Thing I Own is a 2008 novel by Irish journalist and author Paul Howard, and the seventh in the Ross O'Carroll-Kelly series. It coincided with the beginning of the Post-2008 Irish economic downturn and the release of the first play about Ross, The Last Days of the Celtic Tiger.
|Cover artist||Alan Clarke|
|Country||Republic of Ireland|
|Genre||comic novel, satire|
|Set in||Dublin, 2006–07|
|5 June 2008|
|Preceded by||Should Have Got Off at Sydney Parade|
|Followed by||Mr S and the Secrets of Andorra's Box|
The title is a reference to Jonathan Rendall's novel This Bloody Mary (Is the Last Thing I Own). A champagne Mojito is a cocktail made with spearmint, rum, sugar, lime and champagne, which Ross purchases with his last €20.
The book was a bestseller.
- Gorman, Clare (June 1, 2015). "The Undecidable: Jacques Derrida and Paul Howard". Cambridge Scholars Publishing – via Google Books.
- "This Champagne Mojito Is The Last Thing I Own by Ross O'Carroll-Kelly". www.penguin.com.au.
- "Ross goes totally thespian with stage play, roysh". www.irishexaminer.com. August 31, 2007.
- Maher, Eamon; O'Brien, Eugene (November 1, 2015). "From Prosperity to Austerity: A socio-cultural critique of the Celtic Tiger and its aftermath". Oxford University Press – via Google Books.
- Maher, Eamon; O'Brien, Eugene (September 4, 2014). "From Prosperity to Austerity: A Socio-Cultural Critique of the Celtic Tiger and Its Aftermath". Oxford University Press – via Google Books.
- "Read all about it". Independent.ie.
- "Cocaine exposé shortlisted for book award". www.irishexaminer.com. March 6, 2008.