The Gods of Warm Beer

“Sex, violence, religion, sport, politics, history, all leavened with conversational, and often, burlesque humour, make for fascinating theatre,” writes Richard Mays. 
In The Gods of Warm Beer Hawes has written with insight and authority about an insular community steeped in a rugby, racing and beer culture, and harbouring ingrained prejudices. This is Westport 1951, where Catholic versus Protestant, union versus Government, and rugby union versus rugby league.