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The Temporary Gentleman

(2014)
(The third book in the McNulty Family series)
A novel by

 

"FASCINATING AND MOVING, [IT] SHOWS SEBASTIAN BARRY TO BE ONE OF OUR FINEST NOVELISTS-DARING, ACCOMODATING AND HUMANE."
John Banville


A stunning new novel from the Man Booker shortlisted author of The Secret Scripture.

In this highly anticipated new novel, Irishman Jack McNultyis a "temporary gentleman" - an Irishman whose commission in the British army inWWII was never permanent. Sitting in his lodgings in Accra, Ghana, in 1957, he's writing the story of his life with desperate urgency. He cannot take one step further without examining all of the extraordinary events that he has seen. A lifetime of war and world travel - as a soldier in WWII, an engineer, a UN observer - has brought him to this point. But the memory that weighs heaviest on his heart is that of the beautiful Mai Kirwan and their tempestuous, heartbreaking marriage. Mai was once the great beauty of Sligo, a magnetic yet unstable woman who, after sharing a life with Jack, gradually slipped from his grasp.

Award-winning author Sebastian Barry's The Temporary Gentleman is the sixth book in his cycle of separate yet interconnected novels that brilliantly reimagine characters from Barry's own family.

Genre: Historical
 
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Used availability for Sebastian Barry's The Temporary Gentleman


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Hardback Editions

February 2015 : UK Hardback
Title: The Temporary Gentleman
Author(s): Sebastian Barry
ISBN: 1-4450-9962-4 / 978-1-4450-9962-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Large Print Books
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December 2014 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: The Temporary Gentleman (Thorndike Press Large Print Core Series)
Author(s): Sebastian Barry
ISBN: 1-4104-7462-3 / 978-1-4104-7462-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press
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May 2014 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: The Temporary Gentleman
Author(s): Sebastian Barry
ISBN: 0-670-02587-9 / 978-0-670-02587-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Viking
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January 2014 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: The Temporary Gentleman
Author(s): Sebastian Barry
ISBN: 0-571-27695-4 / 978-0-571-27695-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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April 2014 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: The Temporary Gentleman
Author(s): Sebastian Barry
ISBN: 0-571-31740-5 / 978-0-571-31740-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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Paperback Editions

April 2015 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: The Temporary Gentleman
Author(s): Sebastian Barry
ISBN: 0-14-312712-8 / 978-0-14-312712-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books
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February 2015 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: The Temporary Gentleman
Author(s): Sebastian Barry
ISBN: 0-571-27699-7 / 978-0-571-27699-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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November 2014 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Temporary Gentleman
Author(s): Sebastian Barry
ISBN: 0-571-27697-0 / 978-0-571-27697-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber Ome
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April 2014 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: The Temporary Gentleman
Author(s): Sebastian Barry
ISBN: 0-571-27696-2 / 978-0-571-27696-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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Audio Editions

May 2014 : USA Audio CD
thumbTitle: The Temporary Gentleman
Author(s): Sebastian Barry
ISBN: 1-4829-8726-0 / 978-1-4829-8726-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio
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July 2014 : UK Audio CD
thumbTitle: The Temporary Gentleman
Author(s): Sebastian Barry
ISBN: 1-4712-7007-6 / 978-1-4712-7007-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
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May 2014 : USA Audio CD
thumbTitle: The Temporary Gentleman
Author(s): Sebastian Barry
ISBN: 1-4829-8724-4 / 978-1-4829-8724-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
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May 2014 : USA MP3 CD
thumbTitle: The Temporary Gentleman
Author(s): Sebastian Barry
ISBN: 1-4829-8725-2 / 978-1-4829-8725-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio
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May 2014 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Temporary Gentleman
Author(s): Sebastian Barry
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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April 2014 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Temporary Gentleman
Author(s): Sebastian Barry
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
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April 2014 : UK Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Temporary Gentleman
Author(s): Sebastian Barry
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
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Kindle Editions

May 2014 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Temporary Gentleman
Author(s): Sebastian Barry
Publisher: Penguin Books
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March 2014 : UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Temporary Gentleman
Author(s): Sebastian Barry
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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