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The Resource Night Boat to Tangier

Night Boat to Tangier

Label
Night Boat to Tangier
Title
Night Boat to Tangier
Statement of responsibility
by Kevin Barry
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
LONGLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE SHORTLISTED FOR EASON NOVEL OF THE YEAR, IRISH BOOK AWARDS THE NUMBER ONE IRISH TIMES BESTSELLER BOOK OF THE YEAR IN THE NEW YORK TIMES, NEW STATESMAN, TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT, BIG ISSUE, IRISH INDEPENDENT, I, THE ATLANTIC, PARIS REVIEW and LITERARY HUB 'A true wonder' Max Porter 'Beautifully written' Guardian It's late one night at the Spanish port of Algeciras and two fading Irish gangsters are waiting on the boat from Tangier. A lover has been lost, a daughter has gone missing, their world has come asunder – can it be put together again? Night Boat to Tangier is a novel drenched in sex and death and narcotics, in sudden violence and old magic. But above all, it is a book obsessed with the mysteries of love. A tragicomic masterwork from the award-winning Kevin Barry, Night Boat to Tangier is a work of melancholy beauty, wit and lyrical brilliance
Summary
Two Irish drug-smuggling partners reevaluate a career marked by violence, betrayal and exile during a nocturnal vigil in a sketchy Spanish ferry terminal where one of them would reconnect with an estranged daughter
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2019
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10804695
Cataloging source
DLC
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1969-
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Barry, Kevin
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Fiction
  • Literature
Target audience
adult
Label
Night Boat to Tangier
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:7dcb267c-bc38-4fde-bbef-a9066a49f0a4
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781782116196
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Night Boat to Tangier
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:7dcb267c-bc38-4fde-bbef-a9066a49f0a4
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781782116196
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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