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The woman who walked into doors

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From the Booker Prize winning author of Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha and The Commitments: the story of an ordinary woman whose extraordinary character will stay with you long after reading. He loved me and he beat me. I loved him and I took it. Its as simple as that Paula Spencer is thirty-nine, the mother of four and learning to live without Charlo, her violent, abusive husband. Paulas started drinking more and dreaming more, taking herself back to her contented childhood and audacious teenage years. Everything was better then, not least the music, the soundtrack to her romance with Charlo. As the past floats by and mingles with the present Paula Spencer finds herself coming alive, in all her vulnerability and her strength. Roddy Doyle's unsparing examination of a brutal marriage transcends the boundaries of class and nationhood The Times

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Used: very good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0749395990
ISBN-13:
9780749395995
Publisher:
Minerva

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From the Booker Prize winning author of Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha and The Commitments: the story of an ordinary woman whose extraordinary character will stay with you long after reading. He loved me and he beat me. I loved him and I took it. Its as simple as that Paula Spencer is thirty-nine, the mother of four and learning to live without Charlo, her violent, abusive husband. Paulas started drinking more and dreaming more, taking herself back to her contented childhood and audacious teenage years. Everything was better then, not least the music, the soundtrack to her romance with Charlo. As the past floats by and mingles with the present Paula Spencer finds herself coming alive, in all her vulnerability and her strength. Roddy Doyle's unsparing examination of a brutal marriage transcends the boundaries of class and nationhood The Times

Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0749395990
ISBN-13:
9780749395995
Publisher:
Minerva

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