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A Mad and Wonderful Thing

Label
A Mad and Wonderful Thing
Title
A Mad and Wonderful Thing
Statement of responsibility
Mark Mulholland
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
'You wouldn't get involved, Johnny, would you? What about those terrible bombs? You wouldn't do a bad thing, would you?'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 everyday 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
Summary
n 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
Storyline
Pace
Tone
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Character
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10311769
Cataloging source
NOV
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Mulholland, Mark
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Fiction
  • Literature
Target audience
adult
Label
A Mad and Wonderful Thing
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Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:a30a696e-6738-4aa5-b783-34a6dfef1b09
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781922072900
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Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
A Mad and Wonderful Thing
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:a30a696e-6738-4aa5-b783-34a6dfef1b09
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781922072900
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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