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A Fairy Tale of New York.

Author: J P Donleavy
Publisher: New York : The Lilliput Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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?Outrageous? electrically alive? Donleavy's best book to date'? The Washington Post A Fairy Tale of New York is a funny, lusty, and sad novel of comic genius. Returning from study abroad, Cornelius Christian enters customs with his luggage and his dead wife. His first encounter in New York is with a funeral director, with whom he reluctantly takes employment to pay for the burial expenses. In the course of his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Donleavy, J.P.
A Fairy Tale of New York.
New York : The Lilliput Press, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J P Donleavy
ISBN: 9781843515791 1843515792
OCLC Number: 865330637
Description: 1 online resource (505 pages)

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?Outrageous? electrically alive? Donleavy's best book to date'? The Washington Post A Fairy Tale of New York is a funny, lusty, and sad novel of comic genius. Returning from study abroad, Cornelius Christian enters customs with his luggage and his dead wife. His first encounter in New York is with a funeral director, with whom he reluctantly takes employment to pay for the burial expenses. In the course of his duties he meets the beautiful Fanny Sourpuss over her millionaire husband's dead body. However, his over-enthusiastic handling of his first corpse lands him in court. Cornelius.

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