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Fatty O'Leary's Dinner Party (Kindle Single) (A Vintage Short)

Fatty O'Leary's Dinner Party (Kindle Single) (A Vintage Short)

Fatty O'Leary's Dinner Party (Kindle Single) (A Vintage Short)



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An all-new, never-before-published original short novel by the bestselling author of The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency, about a hapless American tourist’s larger-than-life comical trip to Ireland. Shortlisted for the 2015 Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse prize for comic fictionCornelius P. “Fatty” O'Leary and his wife, Betty, plan a vacation in Ireland for his fortieth birthday, where they will tour his ancestral homeland and relax in the countryside. Almost immediately, things go terribly wrong: the seats in economy class on the plane are too small; the country hotel’s dinner spread and bathroom fixtures leave much to be desired; and the down-to-earth O’Learys find their fellow guests are more than a little snobbish.  In this amusing and touching portrayal of a kindly, misunderstood soul, McCall Smith has created yet another memorable character who will become an instant favorite to his many fans.An eBook short.

Author: Alexander McCall Smith
Format: Kindle eBook
Language: English Published
ASIN: B00LRIXL28
Kindle Edition
eBooks
Publication Date: 2014-08-05
Release Date: 2014-08-05
Studio: Vintage
Label: Vintage
Publisher: Vintage
Manufacturer: Vintage
Title: Fatty O'Leary's Dinner Party (Kindle Single) (A Vintage Short)

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An all-new, never-before-published original short novel by the bestselling author of The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency, about a hapless American tourist’s larger-than-life comical trip to Ireland. Shortlisted for the 2015 Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse prize for comic fictionCornelius P. “Fatty” O'Leary and his wife, Betty, plan a vacation in Ireland for his fortieth birthday, where they will tour his ancestral homeland and relax in the countryside. Almost immediately, things go terribly wrong: the seats in economy class on the plane are too small; the country hotel’s dinner spread and bathroom fixtures leave much to be desired; and the down-to-earth O’Learys find their fellow guests are more than a little snobbish.  In this amusing and touching portrayal of a kindly, misunderstood soul, McCall Smith has created yet another memorable character who will become an instant favorite to his many fans.An eBook short.


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