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The Spinning Heart - Donal Ryan
The Spinning Heart
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781781620076 (1781620075)
Publisher: Transworld Ireland
Pages no: 160
Edition language: English
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The Way She Reads
The Way She Reads rated it
4.0 Clever and well written but a bit too dark for me
Gosh, I’m not quite sure what to make of this book. It contains rather sad and depressing, although insightful and sharp, snapshots of the lives of inhabitants of a small village in the west of Ireland. The area has gone from riches to rags after the fraudulent local builder who provided the jobs an...
Bettie's Books
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3.0 The Spinning Heart by Donal Ryan
bookshelves: booker-longlist, published-2012, impac-longlist, summer-2014, britain-ireland, shortstory-shortstories-novellas, lit-richer, contemporary, tbr-busting-2014, e-book, nutty-nuut, debut Read from December 02, 2013 to August 07, 2014 Description: In the aftermath of Ireland's financial c...
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These voices come from the same neighbourhoods as [a:Roddy Doyle|10108|Roddy Doyle|http://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/authors/1195236672p2/10108.jpg]'s and [a:Agnes Owens|108420|Agnes Owens|http://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/authors/1312630005p2/108420.jpg]'s. They are the working class of an I...
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4.5 Donal Ryan - The Spinning Heart
I didn’t think I would enjoy this novel, or rather novella. I’m wary of those 160 page books; they often seem so lazy in execution, like something the writer just phoned in. You know, you start and immediately you get, ekhm, the sense of an ending.Additionally, the cover of ‘The Spinning Heart’ look...
Dem rated it
3.0 The Spinning Heart
The spinning Heart by Donal Ryan.The Spinning Heart is a collection of chapters with a different character narrating each one. The story is set in a small Irish Town post Celtic Tiger. The main protagonist of the novel is Bobby Mahon and Bobby is connected in some way with all of the other characte...
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