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John the revelator

Autore: Peter Murphy
Editore: London : Faber, 2009.
Edizione/Formato:   Libro : Fiction : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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This is the story of John Devine -- stuck in a small town in the eerie landscape of Southeast Ireland, worried over by his single, chain-smoking, bible-quoting mother, Lily, and spied on by the "neighborly" Mrs. Nagle. When Jamey Corboy, a self-styled Rimbaudian boy wonder, arrives in town, John's life suddenly seems full of possibility. His loneliness dissipates. He is taken up by mischief and discovery, hiding in  Per saperne di più…
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Genere/forma: Black humor
Fiction
Tipo materiale: Fiction
Tipo documento: Book
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Peter Murphy
ISBN: 9780571240203 0571240208 9780571240210 0571240216
Numero OCLC: 276224260
Descrizione: 254 p. ; 22 cm.
Responsabilità: Peter Murphy.

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Stuck in a small town, worried over by his single mother - the chain-smoking, bible-quoting Lily - and the 'neighbourly' Mrs Nagle, John Devine yearns for escape. When Jamey Corboy, a self-styled  Per saperne di più…

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a very good quirky literary novel

da AnnetteDunlea (Utenti WorldCat. Pubblicazioni 2009-06-24) Molto buono Link permanente
<h2 class="title">John The Revelator is a great debut novel by Peter Murphy. It is published by Faber and Faber and its ISBN is 0571240208. This is a quirky coming of age tale. It is well written in evocative and  beautiful prose. The story is not original but it is an interesting account of...
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