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Summary

Told from a multitude of perspectives in lyrical, hypnotic prose, Thirteen Ways of Looking is a groundbreaking work of true resonance.

Accompanied by three equally powerful stories set in Afghanistan, Galway and London, this is a tribute to humanity's search for meaning and grace from a writer at the height of his form, capable of imagining immensities even in the smallest corners of our lives.

©2015 Colum McCann (P)2015 Random House Audio

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"Quite simply one of the best, most sustained pieces of fiction I've read in some time.... A novel of true resonance and power." ( Independent on Transatlantic)
"His vivid, reactive and heartfelt fiction lives and breathes, sighs and weeps." ( Irish Times on Transatlantic)

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fantastically narrated by the author. a pleasure to listen to. the stories were were gripping and insightful