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Sad Song
     

Sad Song

by Vincent Banville
 

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John Blaine is a private detective who works Dublin's mean streets. He is tough, talented and smart, but always unlucky in love. His wife has just left him, and he's sad and sorry. Now, hired to bring home a stray daughter of the rich, he takes the girl's side against her powerful father, and suffers for it. Written by a critic, journalist and crime fiction reviewer

Overview

John Blaine is a private detective who works Dublin's mean streets. He is tough, talented and smart, but always unlucky in love. His wife has just left him, and he's sad and sorry. Now, hired to bring home a stray daughter of the rich, he takes the girl's side against her powerful father, and suffers for it. Written by a critic, journalist and crime fiction reviewer for the Irish Times, this short novel is gripping, funny and stripped to the bone. Sad Song packs a punch like a fist in a velvet glove... The Open Door Series: Originally designed to promote adult literacy in Ireland, these original stories from best-loved authors and new voices showcase some of our best writing in short fiction.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781934848593
Publisher:
Gemma Open Door
Publication date:
09/17/2008
Series:
Open Door
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
92
Sales rank:
1,208,082
File size:
902 KB

Meet the Author

Vincent Banville is a writer, critic and journalist. He is the crime fiction reviewer for the Irish Times. Vincent Banville's first novel, An End to Flight, won the Robert Pitman Literary Prize. He is also the author of children’s books, and lives in Dublin.

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