Andy Carroll is from Dublin in Ireland. He is married to Victoria and is the proud father of two kids. Maximum is his very first foray into fiction. He would appreciate any feedback or response in the comments or to his e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. He loves reading Anne Tyler, Marilynne Robinson, Tim Winton and Mike McCormack among others. As well as reading, he’s passionate about restaurants and Liverpool Football Club. He is no relation to his famous namesake but is happy to be mistaken for him at any opportunity.