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The Pleasant Light of Day (Paperback)

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Paperback 272 Pages / Published: 25/02/2010
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These new stories by the acclaimed author of Notes from a Turkish Whorehouse are at once visionary, hilarious and piercingly observant. Whether he is imagining a father and son walking the streets of Cairo or concocting a hilarious parody of a certain wildly popular inspirational author from Brazil, Philip O Ceallaigh is a writer who demands to be read.

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 9780141038094
Number of pages: 272
Weight: 145 g
Dimensions: 1 x 1 x 1 mm


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An artist of extraordinary gifts ... already touched by greatness ... Of the dozen stories here, perhaps ten are so perfectly achieved and exhilaratingly confident that you feel O Ceallaigh is developing a form all his own -- Joseph O'Connor * Guardian *
It's a long time since I have read a collection of stories so absolutely pleasing on every level ... Every story makes you feel that you're in the presence of a powerful, questioning intelligence * Independent *
O Ceallaigh's command rarely falters ... a sharply funny collection * Sunday Times *

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