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A Fairy Tale of New York by J.P. Donleavy
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Jun 02, 2011

did not like it
Read in January, 2009

This book’s about American guy who moves back to America from Ireland and scams his way through life with his good looks, Irish accent, and charm. He is completely unsympathetic and I couldn’t even love to hate him. It was interesting that he lived in Greenlawn, a section of New York that judging from the descriptions was based on Woodlawn, which was where I was living at the time. But it didn’t justify the obnoxiousness of the narrator.
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Patrick Dowling Most irritating site! I just want to read the darn book. but ...NO! Apparently this is not a permitted option. Maddening ! ...and so to bed. (sic.) Better luck to you, gentle readers.


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