Duffy and Son by Damien Owens

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The Sunday Business Post Fiction Book of the Year | Shortlisted for Popular Fiction Book of the Year ?_" An Post Irish Book Awards A heart-warming and hilarious novel about life, love, and the weight of all we leave unsaid, Duffy & Son is a quietly moving masterpiece from one of Ireland?_Ts most gifted comic writers. Eugene Duffy is turning 70; his son Jim is turning 40. A?For decades now, they?_Tve been running the family hardware shop and living in good-natured bachelor harmony. But time is marching on, and with thoughts of old age weighing heavily on his mind, Eugene is growing increasingly concerned about his son?_Ts future. A?He resolves to help in the best way possible: by finding Jim a wife. And he?_Ts not going to let anyone ?_" let alone Jim himself ?_" stand in his way. A?Reminiscent of Fredrik Backman?_Ts bestselling novel A Man Called Ove, Duffy and Son contains a likeable but curmudgeonly main character, wry humour, tremendous heart, as well as a strong sense of community. It is a funny and heartwarming novel which celebrates the messiness of ordinary lives and would make a perfect reading group choice.
Binding: Paperback / softback

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