Mayflies (Paperback)Andrew O'Hagan (author)
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Evoking a fully-rounded friendship with wit and psychological truth, O’Hagan’s masterful novel charts an epic night of debauchery in 1980s Manchester and its tragic aftermath thirty years later.
Waterstones Scottish Book of the Month for June 2021
Everyone has a Tully Dawson: the friend who defines your life.
In the summer of 1986, James and Tully ignite a friendship based on music, films and the rebel spirit. With school over, they rush towards a magical weekend of youthful excess in Manchester played out against the greatest soundtrack ever recorded. And there a vow is made: to go at life differently.
Thirty years on, the phone rings. Tully has news.
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 253 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 18 mm
'What a stunning novel.' - Graham Norton
'Funny, passionate, heartbreaking.' - Tracey Thorn
'Life-enhancing.' - Scotsman
'Unforgettable.' - Colm Toibin
'Spectacular.' - Books of the Year, The Spectator
'An incredible book . . . about men and how important friendship can be to men.' - Douglas Stuart
'An immensely engaging writer: wry and witty, and insightful.' - Sunday Times
'A vivid and meticulous writer.' - Observer
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