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An Evening of Long Goodbyes

An Evening of Long Goodbyes

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Published by Penguin Group UK in London .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL24292661M
ISBN 109780141942032

  Amazon Apple Books Google Play Kobo Booktopia View all online retailers Acclaimed as one of the funniest and most assured Irish novels of recent years, An Evening of Long Goodbyes is the story of Dubliner Charles Hythloday and the heroic squandering of .   In 'An Evening of Long Goodbyes', Murray puts a completely new spin on upper class Irish society. Despite the absurdity of his situation, Charles is used by Murray not to satirise but to 8/

  His debut, An Evening of Long Goodbyes, was a finalist for The Whitbread First Novel Award last year, but it lost to "Vernon God Little," DBC Pierre's rancid . Acclaimed as one of the funniest and most assured Irish novels of the last decade, An Evening of Long Goodbyes is the story of Dubliner Charles Hythloday and the heroic squandering of the family inheritance. Featuring drinking, greyhound racing, vanishing furniture, more drinking, old movies, assorted Dublin lowlife, eviction and the perils of.

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Wodehouse’s Bertie Wooster—yet end up transformed into deeply sympathetic, vulnerable, recognizable human by: 1. Like Murrays more recent book, The Mark and the Void, An Evening of Long Goodbyes is deeply witty, incisive, astute both human nature, original, brilliantly written and completely original.

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Charles Hythloday observes the world from the comfortable confines of Amaurot, his family estate, and doesn’t much care for what he sees. An Evening of Long Goodbyes, his first novel, was shortlisted for the Whitbread Prize, and earned Murray a nomination for the Kerry Irish Fiction Award.

Excerpt. © Reprinted by permission/5(K). An Evening of Long Goodbyes Imagine Bertie Wooster getting a real job in, perhaps, the assembly line at a bread factory and you'll have some idea of the incongruousness of Charles Hythloday, redoubtable hero of Irish author Paul Murray's excellent debut novel, An Evening of Long Goodbyes.

Like Murray’s more recent book, The Mark and the Void, An Evening of Long Goodbyes is deeply witty, incisive, astute both human nature, original, brilliantly written and completely original.

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A black wind was blowing outside the bow window. All afternoon ithad been playing its tricks: scooping up handfuls of leaves andflinging them. The brilliant first novel by the author of Skippy Dies.

Acclaimed as one of the funniest and most assured debuts of recent years, An Evening of Long Goodbyes is the story of Dubliner Charles Hythloday and the heroic squandering of the family inheritance. Featuring drinking, greyhound racing, vanishing furniture, more drinking, old movies, assorted Dublin lowlife, eviction and the perils of Pages: