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    Mayflies

    £14.99
    Everyone has a Tully Dawson: the friend who defines your life. In the summer of 1986, in a small Scottish town, James and Tully ignite a brilliant friendship based on music, films and the rebel spirit. Tully has news. Mayflies is a memorial to youth's euphorias and to everyday tragedy.
    ISBN: 9780571273683
    AuthorAndrew OHagan
    Pub Date03/09/2020
    BindingHardback
    Pages288
    Availability: In Stock

    'An immensely engaging writer: wry and witty, and insightful.' Sunday Times

    'A vivid and meticulous writer.' Observer

    From the widely renowned author Andrew O'Hagan, a heartbreaking novel of an extraordinary lifelong friendship.

    Everyone has a Tully Dawson: the friend who defines your life.

    In the summer of 1986, in a small Scottish town, James and Tully ignite a brilliant friendship based on music, films and the rebel spirit. With school over and the locked world of their fathers before them, they rush towards the climax of their youth: a magical weekend in Manchester, the epicentre of everything that inspires them in working-class Britain. There, against the greatest soundtrack ever recorded, a vow is made: to go at life differently. Thirty years on, half a life away, the phone rings. Tully has news.

    Mayflies is a memorial to youth's euphorias and to everyday tragedy. A tender goodbye to an old union, it discovers the joy and the costs of love.

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    'An immensely engaging writer: wry and witty, and insightful.' Sunday Times

    'A vivid and meticulous writer.' Observer

    From the widely renowned author Andrew O'Hagan, a heartbreaking novel of an extraordinary lifelong friendship.

    Everyone has a Tully Dawson: the friend who defines your life.

    In the summer of 1986, in a small Scottish town, James and Tully ignite a brilliant friendship based on music, films and the rebel spirit. With school over and the locked world of their fathers before them, they rush towards the climax of their youth: a magical weekend in Manchester, the epicentre of everything that inspires them in working-class Britain. There, against the greatest soundtrack ever recorded, a vow is made: to go at life differently. Thirty years on, half a life away, the phone rings. Tully has news.

    Mayflies is a memorial to youth's euphorias and to everyday tragedy. A tender goodbye to an old union, it discovers the joy and the costs of love.

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