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By J. P. Donleavy

The recent York occasions ebook evaluation referred to as The Beastly Beatitudes of Balthazar B, J. P. Donleavy's hilarious, bittersweet story of a misplaced younger man's existential odyssey, "a successful piece of writing, accomplished with that overall authority, overall mastery which exhibits advantageous author is absolutely extended...." within the years sooner than and after global battle II, Balthazar B is the world's final shy, based younger guy. Born to riches in Paris and raised through his governess, Balthazar is sent off to a British boarding university, the place he meets the noble yet naughty Beefy. The duo matriculate to Trinity university, Dublin, the place Balthazar reads zoology and Beefy prepares for holy orders, all of the whereas sharing amorous adventures low and high, until eventually their college careers come to an abrupt and decidedly unholy finish. Written with trademark bravado and a hearty dose of sincerity, The Beastly Beatitudes of Balthazar B is classic Donleavy.

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