The Very Man (Unabridged)

The Very Man (Unabridged)

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  • 製本 Paperback:紙装版/ペーパーバック版/ページ数 368 p.
  • 商品コード 9780330492614
  • DDC分類 823.92

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After Rory has returned to Dublin to bury his mother, he decides that New York, with the flash job, fast money and high tech apartment is just not for him anymore, and it's time to be home again. But where is home and who is Rory now?His friends try to persuade him he's the same as he ever was but Rory knows different. Out to screw everyone and everything around him, Rory's life spirals out of control and he loses his job, his flat and his girlfriend. But having hit the bottom, he is lucky to meet the sweet, forgiving and totally guileless Roisin, a woman who believes in absolutes and believes in him.The Very Man is the carefully nuanced story of a guy who feels he has nothing to lose but discovers that his life is unravelling before him. It is a brilliant and captivating portrait of contemporary Dublin.''The voice of Rory telling his story is utterly compelling' Irish Sunday Independent 'Binchy's writing is thoroughly engaging right from the outset...he writes like a younger, Irish-er Nick Hornby' Sunday Tribune'Binchy's razor-sharp portrait of Rory is equalled by that of the utterly recognisable, unromanticised Dublin he inhabits' Red