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Light By Timothy O'Grady

Light
by Timothy O'Grady

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one is an elderly Pole and one is a young man obsessively searching across Europe for the love of his life who has disappeared. They talk all night and when they part the older man find himself beset by questions. He begins to piece together his own and the young man's stories and find himself on an unexpected quest.
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Light by Timothy O'Grady

Two men meet by chance in a caf- in Krakow; one is an elderly Pole and one is a young man obsessively searching across Europe for the love of his life who has disappeared. They talk all night and when they part the older man find himself beset by questions. He recalls his youth in pre-war Poland, his time in the Communist party and his own life-altering love affair which also ended in his lover abandoning him without explanation. He begins to piece together his own and the young man's stories and find himself on an unexpected quest.

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"This novel explores the elusive nature of selfhood and the science that attempts to understand it" * Sunday Times *
"Engrossing and thoughtful-this novel sparkles" * Scottish Sunday Herald *

About Timothy O'Grady


Timothy O'Grady was born in the USA and has lived in Ireland, London and Spain. He is the author (with Kenneth Griffith) of Curious Journey: An Oral History of Ireland's Unfinished Revolution, and the novels Motherland, which won the David Higham award for the best first novel in 1989, and I Could Read the Sky, which won the Encore award for best second novel of 1997. His book On Golf was published by Yellow Jersey to superb reviews in 2003..

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GOR003875873
Light by Timothy O'Grady
Timothy O'Grady
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Vintage Publishing
2005-06-02
272
0099469529
9780099469520
N/A
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