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    • The Beastly Beatitudes of Balthazar B

    • Written by: J. P. Donleavy
    • Narrated by: Matt Addis
    • Length: 15 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The New York Times Book Review called The Beastly Beatitudes of Balthazar B, J. P. Donleavy's hilarious, bittersweet tale of a lost young man's existential odyssey, "a triumphant piece of writing, achieved with that total authority, total mastery which shows that a fine writer is fully extended...." In the years before and after World War II, Balthazar B is the world's last shy, elegant young man.

    Price: CDN$ 35.20

    • The Ginger Man

    • Written by: J. P. Donleavy
    • Narrated by: Patrick Moy
    • Length: 11 hrs and 28 mins
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    Set in Ireland just after World War II, The Ginger Man is J. P. Donleavy's wildly funny, picaresque classic novel of the misadventures of Sebastian Dangerfield, a young American ne'er-do-well studying at Trinity College in Dublin. Dangerfield's appetite for women, liquor, and general roguishness is insatiable - and he satisfies it with endless charm.

    Price: CDN$ 33.01

    • A Singular Man

    • Written by: J. P. Donleavy
    • Narrated by: Robert G Slade
    • Length: 13 hrs and 3 mins
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    Mysteriously rich and desperately lonely, George Smith appears to be under attack from all quarters. His former wife and four horrible children are suing to get his money, and someone is sending him threatening letters. Despite some very elaborate precautions, he remains worried. So he builds a mausoleum in which to live.

    Price: CDN$ 33.01