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Notes from a Turkish whorehouse

Author: Philip Ó Ceallaigh
Publisher: Dublin : Penguin Ireland, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A performance artist opens his chest and displays his beating heart on stage. A young man walks through the hills of south-west Romania, where the locals have peculiar ideas about gold. On the morning of a medical examination, a woman tries to coax her husband off the roof. A mysterious rodent named Brigitte enters the lives of two old men. And, in the astonishing story 'In the Neighbourhood', the inhabitants of a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ó Ceallaigh, Philip.
Notes from a Turkish whorehouse.
Dublin : Penguin Ireland, 2006
(OCoLC)891657600
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Ó Ceallaigh
ISBN: 9781844880461 184488046X 1844880753 9781844880751 0141029021 9780141029023
OCLC Number: 62479106
Awards: Winner of Argosy Irish Non-fiction Book of the Year Award 2006.
Description: 282 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Taxi --
In the neighborhood --
Who let the dogs out? --
Honey --
Walking to the Danube --
Broken teeth --
My life as an artist --
The beast --
Another love story --
As I sink down --
A performance --
Notes from a Turkish whorehouse --
Philanthropy --
Reporting the facts --
An evening of love --
Crime and punishment --
Life & death & my last $5 --
Gone fishing --
The retreat from Moscow.
Responsibility: Philip Ó Ceallaigh.

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Features stories that create a world that is utterly original and yet immediately recognizable - a world of ordinary people grappling with work and idleness, ambition and frustration, wildness and  Read more...

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