The debut novel from Joseph O'Neill, author of the Man Booker Prize longlisted and Richard & Judy pick, 'Netherland'. James Jones is slipping steadily through life. He has a steady job as a junior partner at a solicitor's firm, a steady girlfriend and a steady mortgage. Nothing much is happening in Jones's life but he really doesn't mind - this is exactly the way he likes it. Michael Donovan, meanwhile, is a star - a world-class international lawyer and advocate - he's everything Jones wanted to be and isn't. Jones was once Donovan's pupil and, for a while, it looked like he too would make his name - but he left that high-powered world behind a long time ago, or so he thought. One day Jones reads in the paper that Donovan has collapsed in court - then, out of the blue, Donovan contacts him; he has a job he needs Jones to work on...Joseph O'Neill's debut is wonderfully clever and comic novel - about ambitions and aspirations and the realities that they inevitably collide with.
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Joseph O'Neill is an Irish barrister living in New York. He is the author of two other novels, 'Netherland', which was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize, and 'The Breezes', and a memoir, 'Blood-Dark Track'.
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