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The first verse : a novel

Author: Barry McCrea
Publisher: New York : Carroll & Graf : [Berkeley, Calif.] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : English : 1st Carroll & Graf edView all editions and formats
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"This is a chilling and fast paced debut novel about one gay man's obsession with reading and how it drags him into a mysterious cult. Irish college student Niall Lenihan feels like an outsider when he first arrives on campus at Trinity College. He soon becomes mesmerized by a man and woman he sees playing an odd "game" in which they ask a question and then blindly open a book and read the first passage they see for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barry McCrea
OCLC Number: 1034675759
Awards: Winner of Triangle Awards (Fiction-Male) 2006
Commended for Stonewall Book Award (Literature) 2006
Short-listed for Lambda Literary Awards (Gay Debut Fiction) 2005
Description: 1 online resource (355 pages)
Responsibility: Barry McCrea.
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Abstract:

"This is a chilling and fast paced debut novel about one gay man's obsession with reading and how it drags him into a mysterious cult. Irish college student Niall Lenihan feels like an outsider when he first arrives on campus at Trinity College. He soon becomes mesmerized by a man and woman he sees playing an odd "game" in which they ask a question and then blindly open a book and read the first passage they see for an answer to that question." From the bookjacket.

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