The Resource A mad and wonderful thing, Mark Mulholland

A mad and wonderful thing, Mark Mulholland

Label
A mad and wonderful thing
Title
A mad and wonderful thing
Statement of responsibility
Mark Mulholland
Creator
Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this passionate and heart-wrenching debut novel by Irish writer Mark Mulholland, we meet Johnny Donnelly - an intense young man who is in love with books, with his country, and with the beautiful Cora Flannery. But in his dark and secret other life, he shoots British soldiers: he is an IRA sniper. How can this be? As his two worlds inevitably move towards a dramatic collision, Johnny takes us on a journey through the history, legends, and landscapes of his beloved Ireland. In the end, Johnny has to make sense of his inheritance and his life, and he does so in a riveting, redemptive, and unforgettable climax. Told in Johnny's unique voice, and peopled by a cast of extraordinary characters, A Mad and Wonderful Thing tells its tale lightly, but pulls a heavy load. It takes us beyond the charming, familiar, and often funny experiences of everday life to the forces that bind people together, and that set them against each other - and to the profound consequences of the choices that they make
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
A823.4
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6113
Literary form
fiction
A mad and wonderful thing, Mark Mulholland
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A mad and wonderful thing, Mark Mulholland
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
15352089
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
283 pages
Isbn
9781922070876
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) MH_109136
  • (OCoLC)870505517
  • (Nz)15352089

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