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Himself Audiobook

Himself

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Publisher's Summary

When Mahony returns to Mulderrig, a speck of a place on Ireland's west coast, he brings only his handsome face, a photograph of his long-lost mother and a determination to do battle with the village's lies.

Mahony also somehow wakes the dead from their graves, with their foggy memories and hidden stories floating greyly amongst the unseeing living. No one, though - living or dead - will be able to guess what happened to the teenage mother who abandoned him as a baby.

©2016 Jess Kidd (P)2016 W F Howes Ltd

What the Critics Say

"It's utterly original and deeply enjoyable. It smacks you in the face from the first page and for the rest of the novel strokes your cheek." (Canongate)

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    Daniel 17/01/2017
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    "Brilliant narration of a great story."

    This is a classic 'Who Dunnit?' that is written incredibly well. Full of belly laughs as well.

    The narration is probably the best that I've heard on Audible.

    Well worth your time!

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Grammy 21/12/2016
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    "Sublime."

    Marvellous writing. Enchanting descriptions of people and surroundings. I loved this and want more please!!

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    Kindle Customer 21/12/2016
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    "I loved this book oncd started I couldn't put it down.😊"

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    An excellent mixof fairy tale and fantasy i enjoyed thd different characters a d the interaction with thne dead

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    Anna 24/02/2017
    Anna 24/02/2017 Member Since 2013
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    "Fantastic"

    What a wonderful book highly recommended loved the dialogue and over all a great story

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    Andy 20/02/2017
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    "Highly Recommended -- loved it!"
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    Thoroughly enjoyable. Beautiful descriptions, dark, ethereal, laugh out loud - Jess Kidd has a masterful way with words.. I love the character Mrs Cauley. Sublime narration - just perfect, am in love!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Andrea Heaton 02/02/2017
    Andrea Heaton 02/02/2017 Member Since 2012
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    "Absolutely fantastic!"

    Funny, touching, vivid. Well worth taking a chance on. I will be watching out for her next book.

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    Lena 19/01/2017
    Lena 19/01/2017 Member Since 2016
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    "Quite Simply fantastic!"

    This book was superb! from start to finish the author and narrator have you hooked. There are actual laugh out loud moments that defuse moments of high tension or sadness.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Adrienne ohope, New Zealand 20/12/2016
    Adrienne ohope, New Zealand 20/12/2016 Member Since 2015
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    "Mesmerising"

    Compelling story narrated with warmth and humour. The magic and fantasy are subsumed in the overwhelming reality of the protagonist's journey. Will listen to this again and again.

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    MrsKIAC BOSTON, United Kingdom 11/11/2016
    MrsKIAC BOSTON, United Kingdom 11/11/2016 Member Since 2013
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    "Enjoyable read..."

    I really enjoyed this book - the narrator was also really good. Didn't want to stop listening till the end!

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    barbara angmering, United Kingdom 05/06/2017
    barbara angmering, United Kingdom 05/06/2017 Member Since 2012
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    "loved it"

    great narration .. funny sad & clever . enjoyed all the characters, graphic discrimination allowed me to see it & them ( the people ) as if i were there .

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