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Very Like A Whale by Val Mulkerns
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Vivid, moving novel of a family in the pre-Celtic Tiger era Dublin of the 1980s, when the city was wracked by poverty, drug abuse and crime. Young teacher Ben returns after four years abroad and strives to re-engage with his family - his parents who have separated and are navigating their newly independent lives, and his once-wild sister who has settled into middle-class comfort - and trying to revive a lost romance.

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Reading Progress

March 15, 2018 – Shelved
March 15, 2018 – Shelved as: to-read
April 14, 2018 – Started Reading
April 25, 2018 – Finished Reading

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