Paul Kilduff is the author of four novels. Ruinair is his first work of non-fiction. When not writing or travelling, Paul works in a bank in Dublin. He presently divides his time between Dublin and various regional European airports.
Kilduff has a neat sense of irony when balancing his own and other people's discomfort,with the motivation that brings us all back to Ryanair:it's cheap.He can be a droll and perceptive writer.His dispatches from the hot-spots of Liechtenstein or San Marino are witty and engaging.A quirky study of a modern phenomenon,Ruinair is the ultimate airport book.You may even see it sold on Ryanair flights,if Michael O'Leary can find some way to make a buck from it-Sunday Business Post.
This is a travelogue in the best sense of the word-it captures the tone and the landscape of the changed Europe where we can now fly for a tenner,so that a reader in 100 years' time could quickly visualise the importance of what has happened.Kilduff's strength is the variety of destinations he visits and his contextualisation of the Ryanair experience.Kilduff's style is eminently suitable for an airline that is constantly mocking itself and taking the urine out of the airline industry it has enlivened-Irish Independent
Ruinair is an entertaining travel book based around the destinations you can visit on this much-used but maligned airline.This is a razor sharp travel guide.VERY funny,sure,but be warned,if the book fails to please,there is no refund-Sunday Tribune