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By J. P. Donleavy

ISBN-10: 1843515792

ISBN-13: 9781843515791

A Fairy story of recent York is a humorous, lusty, and unhappy novel of comedian genius.

Returning from research in a foreign country, Cornelius Christian enters customs along with his baggage and his useless spouse. His first come upon in manhattan is with a funeral director, with whom he reluctantly takes employment to pay for the burial bills. during his tasks he meets the gorgeous Fanny Sourpuss over her millionaire husband's lifeless physique. in spite of the fact that, his over-enthusiastic dealing with of his first corpse lands him in courtroom.

Cornelius Christian wanders during the nice unhappy cathedral that's ny, reading the human in all its comedian pathos and lonely absurdity. no matter if lingering within the Automat ingesting from part empty espresso cups and stealing baked beans from the plates of consumers who go searching for ketchup, or discovering love on a highway nook in simple terms to finish up scuffling with his manner out of a hooker's fists, Cornelius Christian, heroic anti-hero, sings of life's goodness within the wake of catastrophe. A Fairytale of recent York is the radical whose name encouraged the Pogues' track, stated as 'the top Christmas track ever'


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