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Exciting times

Exciting times
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S0006010223 F Dol
Adult Fiction   Narrandera . Available .  
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ISBN 9781474613453
Call Number F Dol
Author Dolan, Naoise 1992-,
Title Exciting times
Place of production London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2020.
Notes Naoise Dolan explodes onto the scene with EXCITING TIMES, a slyly humorous and scorchingly smart modern love story about three cynics in Hong Kong. Ava, newly arrived in Hong Kong from Dublin, spends her days teaching English to rich children. Julian is a banker. A banker who likes to spend money on Ava, to have sex and discuss fluctuating currencies with her. But when she asks whether he loves her, he cannot say more than 'I like you a great deal'. Enter Edith, a lawyer. Refreshingly enthusiastic and unapologetically earnest, Edith takes Ava to the theatre when Julian leaves Hong Kong for work. Quickly, she becomes something Ava looks forward to. And then Julian writes to tell Ava he is coming back to Hong Kong... Should Ava return to the easy compatibility of her life with Julian or take a leap into the unknown with Edith? Politically alert, heartbreakingly raw, and dryly funny, EXCITING TIMES is thrillingly attuned to the great freedoms and greater uncertainties of modern love. In stylish, uncluttered prose, Naoise Dolan dissects the personal and financial transactions that make up a life-and announces herself as a singular new voice.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Romance fiction
Man-woman relationships
Interpersonal relations
Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
Subject Added Entry - Geographic Hong Kong (China)
Genre Love stories
Chick lit
Romance fiction
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