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AT SWIM, TWO BOYS: A NOVEL

By: O'Neill, Jamie

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Scribner: 2003

Seller ID: RWARE0000044635

ISBN: 0743222954

Condition: Good


Praised as "a work of wild, vaulting ambition and achievement" by Entertain ment Weekly, Jamie O'Neill's first novel invites comparison to such literar y greats as James Joyce, Samuel Beckett and Charles Dickens. Set during the year preceding the Easter Uprising of 1916-Ireland's brave b ut fractured revolt against British rule-At Swim, Two Boys is a tender, tra gic love story and a brilliant depiction of people caught in the tide of hi story. Powerful and artful, and ten years in the writing, it is a masterwor k from Jamie O'Neill. Jim Mack is a naïve young scholar and the son of a... View more info