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An Evening of Long Goodbyes By Paul Murray

An Evening of Long Goodbyes
by Paul Murray

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This novel tells the story of Charles and his sister Bel. They live in a crumbling old house outside Dublin where Charles is indolently escaping from real life while Bel strives to live life to the full.
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An Evening of Long Goodbyes Summary


An Evening of Long Goodbyes by Paul Murray

An extremely assured and wonderfully funny first novel with a rollicking plot - and at its heart an extremely touching and believable relationship between a twenty-something brother and sister. AN EVENING OF LONG GOODBYES tells the story of Charles and his sister Bel. They live in a crumbling old house outside Dublin where Charles is indolently escaping from real life while Bel strives to live life to the full. Both are romantics; both are trying to find their way in the world without losing themselves, each other and the things they hold dear. And all kinds of things happen along the way: there are fistfights, greyhound races, explosions, many cases of mistaken identity, unwise love affairs and more . . .

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About Paul Murray


Paul Murray is the author of An Evening of Long Goodbyes, Skippy Dies and The Mark and the Void. An Evening of Long Goodbyes was shortlisted for the Whitbread First Novel Award and nominated for the Kerry Group Irish Fiction Award. Skippy Dies was shortlisted for the Costa Novel award and the National Book Critics Circle Award, and longlisted for the Booker Prize. The Mark and the Void won the Everyman Wodehouse Prize 2016. Paul Murray lives in Dublin.

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GOR001980939
An Evening of Long Goodbyes by Paul Murray
Paul Murray
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
2003-05-01
480
0241141818
9780241141816
N/A
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