singular man by J. P. Donleavy

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Published by The Bodley Head in London .

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StatementJ.P. Donleavy.
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LC ClassificationsPS3554O54 S5 1964
The Physical Object
Pagination340 p.
Number of Pages340
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Open LibraryOL20804297M

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One of the oddest of the late author's many odd novels. No one does urban sadness and desolation - the kind of unpopulated Saturday morning we all wish we'd never experienced - quite like Donleavy, and A Singular Man is studded with the tiny details that make life, love, loneliness so /5.

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Although Donleavy began work on the novel A Fairy Tale of New York following completion of The Ginger Man, his second completed and published novel was A Singular Man. His interview in Paris Review # 63 (see JPD Interviews for more) explains why he found it impossible at the time to finish A Fairy Tale of New York but was able to write A Singular Man.

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A Singular Man was written when the volcano was still spitting fire and lava. It’s the story of George Smith – incredibly wealthy, incredibly lonely and incredibly snake-bitten. It’s the story of George Smith – incredibly wealthy, incredibly lonely and incredibly snake-bitten.

Set in Ireland just after World War II, The Ginger Man is J. 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 by: 7.

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All excerpts are used with permission. “Excruciatingly funny.” A singular and original novel.” —Newsweek “A rollicking, rambunctious novel sheer pleasure to read shatteringly funny.” —The New York Times Book Review “A wild romp, a funny, funny book an important, first-rate novel by a gifted artist.” —Chicago Tribune.

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Subjects covered include history, tours, biography, collection of writings and the well received ‘boys own annual stories’. We have a strong publishing program that will see. Reception. The Ginger Man has sold 45 million copies worldwide and has never been out of print.

It was named one of the Best Novels of the 20th Century by the Modern Library in The book was reprinted inand republished on 29 July () by Grove Press.

InNorman Podhoretz, the editor of Commentary, noted in The New York Times that, "In recent months a large number of Author: J. Donleavy. Wrong book. I received the book that is shown in the image, A Singular Man, NOT The Ginger Man, which is the book summarized in the description and stated in the title and written on my purchase receipt.

I had expected and waited over two months for the item, and then it turned out to be the wrong book--was disappointing. Please fix this issue/5(12). Donleavy died on 11 Septemberaged The Ginger Man (novel) Olympia Press, Paris What They Did in Dublin, with The Ginger Man (a play) MacGibbon & Kee, London The Ginger Man (play) Random House, New York Fairy Tales of New York (play), Penguin, UK Random House, New York A Singular Man Atlantic-Little, Brown Alma mater: Trinity College, Dublin.

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His former wife and four horrible children are suing to get his money, and someone is sending him threatening letters.George Smith is indeed a singular man-- "darkly dressed and stately walking down the avenue talking to himself without moving his lips.

Saying things like, Show people you're in command of the situation by not saying much, don't let them get in close, keep everyone at arm's length, stop smiling kindly." Mysteriously rich and desparately lonely, he is separated from a grasping wife and four.

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