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At Swim, Two Boys - Jamie O'Neill
At Swim, Two Boys
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4.29 155
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780743222952 (0743222954)
Publisher: Scribner
Pages no: 562
Edition language: English
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A Man With An Agenda
A Man With An Agenda rated it
4.0 At Swim, Two Boys
In 1915 Jim Mack works in his father's shop, takes teasing from his older brother in stride and weathers the remarks of the other, wealthy, boys at his Catholic school. Life is fixed. One of the brothers insists he may have a vocation, his father has his own plans for him, and Jim is content to let ...
Towers of Books Come Tumbling Down!
Towers of Books Come Tumbling Down! rated it
5.0 At Swim, Two Boys by Jamie O'Neill
Rating: 5.5/5 (It was that brilliant!)Summary: At its core, this is a love story. Two 16 year old boys, a college boy, Jim Mack and a laborer, Doyler Doyle, make a pact to practice swimming for a year so on Easter of 1916 (unknowingly to them a time of the Easter Rising and Irish rebellion), they wi...
newwavepolly rated it
Harrowing and heartbreaking. I'll probably gush about this book in the future, and eventually upgrade it to my favourites shelf. But I still don't believe I can reasonably give it more than 4 stars. I was so focused on the main characters, the main plotline, that I probably didn't pay as much attent...
La Mala *the mean girl*
La Mala *the mean girl* rated it
4.0 At Swim, Two Boys
Normalmente , prefiero no leer historias trágicas , es decir , libros de este estilo que te dejan un sabor amargo cuando lo terminás ... pero At Swim , two Boys , lo empecé (con reservas) y no pude dejarlo hasta el final . Excelente. Casi .“Listen to me. When you’d touch me, I won’t be jumping, I wo...
snoylna rated it
5.0 At Swim, Two Boys: A Novel
I'm pretty sure most people need to read this book.
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