Daring approach pays for Maverick as title moves to the big screen

Daring approach pays for Maverick as title moves to the big screen

Dublin’s Maverick House is just that: an indie with very much its own style that goes its own way. Founded in 2001, it has built a reputation for hard-hitting non-fiction, often on Thailand’s underbelly: its prisons, drug trade, sex industry; or on forgotten episodes in 20th-century military history; or on crime or exposés of drug barons; as well as books about gangland bosses and the Real IRA. Subjects, in other words, that an investigative reporter might like to get stuck into.

It is fitting, because that exactly describes Maverick’s founder. John Mooney is one of Ireland’s leading inve...

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