Getting Used to Not Being Remarkable

Michael Foley

Martin is intoxicated by the extremism of decadent French literature. Clare is intoxicated by the demonic lustre of the young man. Over the years, Martin loses his lustre through marriage and child-rearing, while Clare grows in maturity and confidence and eventually takes on a young lover.
Date Published :
August 1998
Publisher :
Blackstaff Press
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Paperback
ISBN : 9780856406263
Pages : 320
Dimensions : 8.25 X 5.45 inches
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$9.95

Overview
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Martin is intoxicated by the extremism of decadent French literature. Clare is intoxicated by the demonic lustre of the young man. Over the years, Martin loses his lustre through marriage and child-rearing, while Clare grows in maturity and confidence and eventually takes on a young lover.

About The Author
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Michael Foley was born in Derry in 1947.He was joint editor of The Honest Ulsterman from 1970 to 1971 and contributed a regular satirical column, ‘The Wrassler’, to Fortnight magazine throughout the early 1970s.His first collection of poetry, True Life Love Stories, was published by Blackstaff Press in 1976, followed by The Go Situation in 1982 and Insomnia in the Afternoon in 1994. He has also published a collection of translations of French poetry and four novels. The Guardian described his book The Age of Absurdity: Why Modern Life Makes it Hard to be Happy as 'a work of admirable scope ... energetic, witty and erudite' Formerly a lecturer in Information Technology at the University of Westminster, Michael is now retired and lives in London. Follow Michael on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/MrMichaelFoley

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