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The Good Son

(2015)
A novel by

 
 
Mickey Donnelly is smart, which isn't a good thing in his part of town. Despite having a dog called Killer and being in love with the girl next door, everyone calls him gay. He dreams of going to America, taking Wee Maggie and Ma with him to get them away from Belfast and Da.

Mickey realises it's all down to him. He has to protect Ma from herself. And sometimes, you have to be a bad boy to be a good son.

Genre: Literary Fiction

Praise for this book

"A vivid, Poignant and thrilling tale of troubled boyfriend, The Good Son is a lot better than good-it's outstanding." - Toby Litt


Used availability for Paul McVeigh's The Good Son

Paperback Editions

April 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Good Son
Author(s): Paul McVeigh
ISBN: 1-78463-023-3 / 978-1-78463-023-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Salt Publishing
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Audio Editions

January 2016 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Good Son
Author(s): Paul McVeigh
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
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January 2016 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Good Son
Author(s): Paul McVeigh
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon AU   


January 2016 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Good Son
Author(s): Paul McVeigh
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon CA   


January 2016 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Good Son
Author(s): Paul McVeigh
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

April 2015 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Good Son
Author(s): Paul McVeigh
Publisher: Salt
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU