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Mondo Desperado

A Serial Novel

by Patrick McCabe

  • 248 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Harper Perennial .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7285114M
ISBN 100060932589
ISBN 109780060932589

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Mondo Desperado book. Read 14 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. From a farmer's romance to his skin condition to one man's culinary /5. Mondo Desperado is an energetic, fun read, and its various stories, by fictional author Phildy Hackball, linked by their setting in fictional small town Barntrosna, mix pastiche and satire with considerations of personal and social perspective, how and what characters believe or refuse to believe/5(6).

Mondo Desperado is an energetic, fun read, and its various stories, by fictional author Phildy Hackball, linked by their setting in fictional small town Barntrosna, mix pastiche and satire with considerations of personal and social perspective, how and what characters believe or refuse to believe/5(6).

McCabe himself has described Mondo Desperado as being "like Sherwood Anderson's Winesburg, Ohio -- on drugs." In his mondo tales of the insular town of Barntrosna, McCabe assembles a distinctly Irish crew of odd and unusual Mondo Desperado book who live on and regularly cross, often unconsciously, the border between fantasy and reality.

McCabe himself has described Mondo Desperado as being "like Sherwood Anderson's Winesburg, Ohio -- on drugs." In his mondo tales of the insular town of Barntrosna, McCabe assembles a distinctly Irish crew of odd and unusual inhabitants who live on and regularly cross, often unconsciously, the border between fantasy and : Buy Mondo Desperado: A Serial Novel by Patrick McCabe online at Alibris.

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Free shipping over $/5(5). Original Publish Date: eBook. Product Number: EB Print book: Fiction: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: From a farmer's romance and his skin condition to Mondo Desperado book man's culinary relationship with Bruce Lee, Mondo Desperado and its blackly comic series of stories will make you howl with laughter.

But if the book were straight torture, it'd be torturous to read. McCabe invests profoundly in his characters -- "Mondo Desperado" may be cruel, but it's never cold. The common psychic state of. From a farmer's romance and his skin condition to one man's culinary relationship with Bruce Lee, "Mondo Desperado" will make you howl with laughter.

You wouldn't expect to find a mature woman of twenty-eight years of age mixed up with a bunch of swingers in a small town like Barnrosna. But that's exactly what happened according to Walter Bunyan.

McCabe himself has described Mondo Desperado as being "like Sherwood Anderson's Winesburg, Ohio -- on drugs." In his mondo tales of the insular town of Barntrosna, McCabe assembles a distinctly Irish crew of odd and unusual inhabitants who live on and regularly cross, often unconsciously, the border between fantasy and : Harpercollins E-Books.

Get this from a library. Mondo desperado: a serial novel. [Pat McCabe] -- "Mondo tales of the insular town of Barntrosna [with its] distinctly Irish crew of odd and unusual inhabitants who live on and regularly cross, often unconsciously, the border between fantasy and.

McCabe himself has described Mondo Desperado as being "like Sherwood Anderson's Winesburg, Ohio — on drugs." In his mondo tales of the insular town of Barntrosna, McCabe assembles a distinctly Irish crew of odd and unusual inhabitants who live on and regularly cross, often unconsciously, the border between fantasy and reality.

A collection of vaguely linked stories, set in the fictional Irish town of Barntrosna and putatively authored by one Phildy Hackball - who is, in fact, none other than Irish novelist McCabe (Breakfast on Pluto,etc.).The tremendous success of McCabe's dark novel The Butcher Boy, and the even greater success of Neil Jordan's bleakly riotous film of it, have suddenly brought McCabe a much.

MONDO DESPERADO. by McCabe, Patrick. PicadorPaperback. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear.

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If it available for your country it will shown as book reader and user fully subscribe will benefit by having full. Mondo Desperado is a book that deserves to be read by lovers of black comedy, lovers of good literature and anyone with an interest in modern-day rural Ireland.

It is a wild roller coaster ride to the very edge of consciousness through a desperate world, indeed. Read more. Helpful/5(5). "Title: Mondo Desperado (Pb) A Format Item Condition: used item in a very good condition. Author: Mccabe Patrick ISBN Book Details. Of course, genre is a minor matter to quibble over, and it's true enough that ''Mondo Desperado'' is more or less unified by a singularly quirky sensibility.

In fact, McCabe has even fashioned a fictitious author for his book, Barntrosna's own Phildy Hackball (introduced in prefatory notes. McCabe himself has described Mondo Desperado as being "like Sherwood Anderson's Winesburg, Ohio -- on drugs." In his mondo tales of the insular town of Barntrosna, McCabe assembles a distinctly Irish crew of odd and unusual inhabitants who live on and regularly cross, often unconsciously, the border between fantasy and reality.Aptly described as a "serial novel," Mondo Desperado—a fine new collection of short stories from The Butcher Boy author Patrick McCabe—is a headlong rush into human grotesquerie, ferreted out in installments like an especially lurid comic-book series.

McCabe's answer to Sherwood Anderson's seminal small-town portrait Winesburg, Ohio, the stories take place in Barntrosna, an otherworldly.On his most recent visit, promoting his current book, the antic "Mondo Desperado," he was by himself, reading brilliantly at the Irish Arts Center on West 51st Street.

"I’d have brought Jack," he said without a hint of rancor, "but he’s become so popular that I can’t afford him anymore.".