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Long Time, No See

Long Time, No See (Paperback, Main)

By Healy, Dermot

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Long Time, No See introduces us to the unforgettable world of Mister Psyche. In the isolated coastal townland of Ballintra in the Northwest of Ireland Recent school-leaver, occasional worker, full-time companion and Malibu-provider to Uncle Joe-Joe and his friend, The Blackbird, ...Psyche is a boy on the cusp of adulthood, undone by a recent traumatic event. Hanging out with men some forty-plus years his senior proves hazardous for Mister Psyche when the appearance of a bullet-hole in Uncle Joe-Joe's window draws him into a series of (mis)-adventures which unsettle and bemuse. Perhaps The Blackbird is losing it? Or perhaps The General has decided to act on a decades-old grudge? Whichever way, as the paranoia grabs a creeping hold of Uncle Joe-Joe, his fragile world threatens to collapse. And it is Mister Psyche who must digest this and acknowledge the new world taking shape in the old ...An epic in miniature peopled by a cast of innocents and broken misfits, Long Time, No See's lyrical power casts a miraculous literary spell.
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ISBN 9780571210794
Released AU 1 May 2012
Publisher Faber and Faber
Format Paperback, Main
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ISBN-13 9780571210794
Stock Ready to ship - Less than 10 items
Publisher Faber and Faber
Imprint Faber & Faber
Released 1 May 2012
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback, Main
Edition Main
Author(s) By Healy, Dermot
Category General & Literary Fiction
Number of Pages 448
Dimensions Width: 126mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 28mm
Dewey Code 823.914
Weight 331g
Interest Age 0-0 years
Reading Age 0-0 years
Library of Congress Donegal (Ireland: County)
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade