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Der charmante Gelegenheitsdieb und Hippie Mahony glaubte immer seine Mutter habe ihn aus Desinteresse 1950 in einem Waisenhaus in Dublin abgegeben Sechsundzwanzig Jahre später erhält er einen Brief der ein ganz anderes ein brutales Licht auf die Geschichte seiner Mutter wirft Mahony reist daraufhin in seinen Geburtsort um herauszufinden was damals wirklich geschah Sein geradezu unheimlich vertr. He sees dead peopleYowza Yowza YowzaIf ever a book could grab my attention right from the first page it was this oneFor a very long time I have yearned for an author like Jess Kidd to appear the ghosts of Dylan Thomas Gabriel García Máruez and James Joyce must surely have come to roost in her beautiful mischievous mindThis magical vengeful story reconnected me with my Irishness and might possibly have brought my dear departed mother Kathleen scurrying to read it over my shoulder she'd have loved this tooMahoney a libertine hippy with flared trousers you could mop a road with arrives in the ghost ridden Irish town of Mulderrig shades of Llareggub He has brooding looks and an easy charm men want to be him women want to be with himMahoney is a man on a secret mission but he has walked into a viper pit of parochial mistrust and murderous secrets By day Mulderrig appears respectable; a solid fat ankled mammy dressed in patchworked fields But at night she's gypsied to the nines beringed and braceleted with fairy forts Author Jess Kidd has an imagination gifted only to the few and writes in my favourite genre of magical realism There really isn't a weak character to be found and Mahoney's kindred spirit caustic geriatric Merle Cauley is an absolute joy to beholdThe humour is Guinness dark and spiteful; there is a splendid scene towards the end where view spoiler Annie Farrell the Black Widow is attempting to smother Mrs Cauley with a pillow when she is assailed by flying novels from the old lady's magical library A large edition of War and Peace launches the counter attack knocking her to the floor where she is set upon by The Complete Works of Jane AustenWonderful stuff hide spoiler

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Himself AUTHOR Jess KiDavon überzeugt dass Mahonys Mutter ermordet wurde Das ungleiche Paar heckt einen raffinierten Plan aus um die Dorfbewohner zum Reden zu bringen Auch wenn einige alles daran setzen dass Mahony die Wahrheit nicht herausfindet trifft er in dem Ort auf die eine oder andere exzentrische Person die ihm hilft Dass es sich dabei manchmal auch um einen Toten handelt scheint Mahony nicht weiter zu stör. 5 StarsBewitching Mysterious and Whimsical “Himself” by Jess is a spellbinding fairytale that intertwines the magical with the supernatural Its dark whimsy draws you in with its brillianceMahoney returns to Mulderrig on Ireland’s coast as it’s the place of his birth He was raised in an orphanage in Dublin and never knew his mother having always thought he was abandoned As a young adult he is given a photograph of his mother and him and discovers that he wasn’t abandoned after all and thus sets out to Mulderrig to search for answers There he finds than he bargained forFor Mulderrig is a place where secrets run amok and stay hidden forever And the town folks They are friendly to newcomers that is until they realize who Mahoney is and what he is after Yet Mahoney is a charmer swoon worthy even The smile the scruffiness the charm And he has a gift He can see and speak to ghosts of the past some of whom are happy to help with his plight while others are simply afraid of himWhen investigating what happened to his mother Orla Mahoney also gets help from some pretty incredible friends Ms Cauley the uirky theatre performer who is wildly entertaining and full of ideas as to how to help Mahoney; Bridget Doosey a woman who knew his mother and has gifts of her own; and Shauna Mahoney’s landlady who will do anything to protect him These women are instrumental in his finding the truth Set in the 1950’s and the 1970’s Himself is a fairytale of folklore It’s endearing dark beguiling and utterly charming to no end In truth it is not the type of book I would normally read Whimsy fantastical is not my style but I must say this it pulls the reader in from the first sentence You can’t tear your eyes away The prose is absolutely flawless beautiful even The characters are lovely comical ensnaring In short this novel is not to be missed With “Himself” Jess Kidd bewitches the reader I for one am glad I fell under his spell I hope you will consider doing the sameA big thank you to my GR friend Larry for his fantastic review of Himself which is what convinced me to read this book in the first place Your review was stellar Thank you to NetGalley Atria Books and Jess Kidd for an ARC of this novel in exchange for an honest reviewPublished on NetGalley Goodreads and on 41617

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review ´ Himself AUTHOR Jess Kidd Û PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ✓ Der charmante Gelegenheitsdieb und Hippie Mahony glaubte immer seine Mutter habe ihn aus Desinteresse 1950 in einem Waisenhaus in Dublin abgegeben Sechsundzwanzig Jahre später erhält er einen Brief der ein ganz anderes ein brutales Licht auf die GesAutes Gesicht beunruhigt die Bewohner von Anfang an Mahony schürt Aufregung bei den Frauen Neugierde bei den Männern und Misstrauen bei den Frommen Bei der Aufklärung des mysteriösen Verschwindens seiner Mutter hilft ihm die alte Mrs Cauley eine ehemalige Schauspielerin Furchtlos wie sie ist macht die Alte nichts lieber als in den Heimlichkeiten und Wunden anderer herumzustochern Sie ist fest. 45 Magical and delightful was not at all ready to leave this small Irish town nor these wonderful characters Mahoney raised in an orphanage come to Murdering to uncover the truth about the young mother he never knew He creates uite a stir with his Byronic good looks sets hearts a uivering but not all because many in this place are holding secrets and one is a murderer He meets some amazing characters willing to help him with his uest the old Mrs Cauley who was uite a stage sensation in her youth and still has vestiges of her bold character Bridget Doosey who has talents that are unseen and the intrepid Shauna a young women who falls hard to MahoneyMagical realism humor the paranormal all combine in this enchanting story Mahoney has an unforeseen talent like his mother before him he can see and talk to ghosts and his return stirs all the town's residents living and dead So much humor I laughed continuously smiled often Mrs Cauley owes a debt of gratitude to Jane Austen's Collected Works War and Peace and a few other large tomes after all books do save lives There is one part of only a few paragraphs that is uite unsavory concerning a dog and some violence because as I said there is a murderer about and he is bent at not having his secret uncoveredMore plot oriented than Lincoln in the Bardo but if you enjoyed that one you will probably love this one