A macabre story of obsession set in a decaying guest house. As his father slowly drinks himself to death, Nilius takes refuge in his room where he battles to keep control of his senses, frenetically making and remaking a 50,000 piece matt black jigsaw.
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"The story is populated by quirky characters and is told in language relished as much for its idiomatic sound as its verisimilitude."-- "Irish Times"About the Author:
Jamie O'Neill was brought up in Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin. He spent ten years working as a night porter whilst writing AT SWIM, TWO BOYS.
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Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Fair. A readable copy of the book which may include some defects such as highlighting and notes. Cover and pages may be creased and show discolouration. Bookseller Inventory # GOR003841992