The Ginger Man (Compact Disc)

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By James Patrick Donleavy, Patrick Moy (Performed by)
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First published in Paris in 1955, and originally banned in the United States, J. P. Donleavy's first novel is now recognized the world over as a masterpiece and a modern classic of the highest order. Set in Ireland just after World War II, "The Ginger Man" is J. P. Donleavy's wildly funny, picaresque classic novel of the misadventures of Sebastian Dangerfield, a young American ne er-do-well studying at Trinity College in Dublin. He barely has time for his studies and avoids bill collectors, makes love to almost anything in a skirt, and tries to survive without having to descend into the bottomless pit of steady work. Dangerfield's appetite for women, liquor, and general roguishness is insatiable and he satisfies it with endless charm.

About the Author

J.P. Donleavy is the author of "The Ginger Man" and most recently "The Lady Who Liked Clean Restrooms," A Bronx, New York native, he now lives in Dublin Ireland.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781491507179
ISBN-10: 1491507179
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Publication Date: June 10th, 2014
Language: English