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The Swing of Things

(2004)
A novel by

 
 
Noel Boyle, newly arrived in Dublin, is a man threatened by his past and petrified by his future. He aches for space and change, another run at things. Instead he runs into Fada, an utterly unreliable clown-like street performer, crazed by his own liberty and poetry. It turns into a dangerous collision for both of them...

Genre: Literary Fiction

Praise for this book

"One of the very finest contemporary writers." - Alan Warner


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Hardback Editions

February 2004 : UK Hardback
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Title: Swing of Things
Author(s): Sean O'Reilly
ISBN: 0-571-22130-0 / 978-0-571-22130-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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Paperback Editions

December 2004 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Swing of Things
Author(s): Sean O'Reilly
ISBN: 0-571-22132-7 / 978-0-571-22132-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA