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|Number of Pages||256 Pages|
Long listed for the Man Booker prize 2014.
The new novel from Joseph O'Neill, his first since the Man Booker long listed and PEN / Faulkner award for fiction - winning Netherland.
In 2007, a New York attorney bumps into an old college buddy and accepts his friends offer of a job in Dubai, as the overseer of an enormous family fortune. Haunted by the collapse of his relationship and hoping for a fresh start, our strange hero begins to suspect that he has exchanged one inferno for another. A funny and wholly original work of international literature, the dog is led by a brilliantly entertaining anti-hero. Imprisoned by his endless powers of reasoning, hemmed in by the ethical demands of globalised life, he is fatefully drawn towards the only logical response to our confounding epoch.
About the Author
Joseph ONeill is the author of three previous novels, 'this is the life', 'the breezes' and Man Booker-long listed 'Netherland', as well as a memoir, 'blood-dark track'.