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All I said was ...

by Paul Molloy

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English


Classifications
LC ClassificationsAC8 .M62
The Physical Object
Pagination214 p.
Number of Pages214
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24744660M
LC Control Number66015668
OCLC/WorldCa1336203

  At the bar of a grand hotel in a small Irish town sits year-old Maurice Hannigan. He’s alone, as usual though tonight is anything but. Pull up a stool and charge your glass, because Maurice is finally ready to tell his story. Over the course of this evening, he will raise five toasts to the five people who have meant the most to him. Through these stories of .   When All is Said & Done is a book of stories and wisdom from a man who has always held his beliefs to the Bunsen burner of life. Neale is unflinchingly honest, sharing a timely reminder that, even though life doesn’t promise to be fair, we all have the power to choose how to make every day count/5(26).

  It is a binge-read of a book, propelled, for the most part, by a clear, adrenaline-spiking ticktock of how their stories came together, and studded with all manner of new astonishing details (R.I. Orientalism is a book by Edward W. Said, in which the author developed the idea of "Orientalism" to define the West's historically patronizing representations of "The East"—the societies and peoples who inhabit the places of Asia, North Africa, and the Middle East. Said argued that Orientalism, in the sense of the Western scholarship about the Eastern World, is Author: Edward W. Saïd.

This month, we read “When All Is Said” by Anne Griffin. This is the debut novel from the Irish author but it has received tons of praise from the likes of Graham Norton and “P.S. I Love You.   When All is Said by Anne Griffin This is an exceptional, undeniably Irish, debut from Anne Griffin, the prose is effortlessly engaging and it is simultaneously heartbreaking and life affirming as we get intimately acquainted with the life and time.


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"When All Is Said is a hugely enjoyable, engrossing novel, a genuine page-turner. Maurice is a fabulous character, wonderfully flawed and completely engaging; his voice is familiar and real, full of sadness and regret and defiance, and unexpected tenderness."/5().

When All Is Said is the story of 84 year old Maurice, who, one night in a hotel bar, makes a toast to five people who had an immeasurable impact on his life.

The five people include: his brother, his sister-in-law, his daughter, his son, and his wife/5(K). The Irish have a reputation, deserved or not, for being storytellers, drinkers and fighters, not necessarily in that order. Eighty-four-year-old Maurice Hannigan, the gruff, unsparing narrator of Dublin-born writer Anne Griffin’s satisfying first novel, When All Is Said, is no exception.

Without informing his son, Maurice has sold his home and farm, given away his dog and told everyone. • When All Is Said is published by Sceptre. All I said was. book To order a copy for £ (RRP £) go to or call Author: Alfred Hickling.

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"When All Is Said is a hugely enjoyable, engrossing novel, a genuine page-turner. Maurice is a fabulous character, wonderfully flawed and completely engaging; his voice is familiar and real, full of sadness and regret and defiance, and unexpected tenderness.".

The first page of When All Is Said is an advertisement from a Thomas Dollard for an “Edward VIII Gold Sovereign Coin, Willing to pay top price.” So begins the debut novel of an award-winning author, Anne Griffin. When All Is Said chronicles the life of Maurice Hannigan from a bar stool in a grand hotel, as the 84 year old raises a toast to the five most significant.

When All Is Said Anne Griffin, St. Martin's Press pp. ISBN Summary I'm here to remember–all that I have been and all that I will never be again. If you had to pick five people to sum up your life, who would they be. If you were to raise a glass to each of them, what would you say.

Buy When All is Said: Five toasts. Five people. One lifetime. First Edition. by Griffin, Anne (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low /5(). T I can see how it might be a difficult read as dialogue does tend to run on at times, like many other books I've read/listened to. However, in audio more I can see how it might be a difficult read as dialogue does tend to run on at times, like many other books I've read/listened to.

However, in audio book form everything said seems so eloquently put, esp. with Joe Barrett's /5. When All is Said review: a rich man’s guilt laid bare Short-story writer Ann Griffin has a written an assured, atmospheric debut novel Anne Griffin: a writer of unusual confidence and authority.

When All is Said & Done is a book of stories and wisdom from a man who has always held his beliefs to the Bunsen burner of life. Neale is unflinchingly honest, sharing a timely reminder that, even though life doesn't promise to be fair, we all have the power to choose how to make our time on this earth matter/5(23).

Heart-breaking and heart-warming all at once, the voice of Maurice Hannigan will stay with you long after all is said. 'A hugely enjoyable, engrossing novel, a genuine page-turner.' Donal Ryan 'Beautifully written, unhurried and thoughtful, and a character you love from the off' Kit de Waal 'Masterful storytelling' Graham Norton show more/5(K).

Buy All I Said Was by Michael Morpurgo, Ross Collins (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(3).

All Said and Done Simone de Beauvoir Snippet view - All Book Search results » About the author () Simone de Beauvoir, - Simone de Beauvoir was born January 9, in Paris, France to a respected bourgeois family.

Her father was a lawyer, her mother a housewife, and together they raised two daughters to be 4/5(1). With all that said, I would like to focus on.' and have no contradiction or implicit 'though'.

With all that said just means you are not going to say that again, and that you are not going to directly address what has been said -- that it is past, and we are moving forward. "When All Is Said catches a world in a moment.

Maurice Hannigan is a wonderful invention, whose bitter-sweet meditations will stay long in the reader's mind. Anne Griffin has fashioned a rare jewel." (John Banville, New York Times best-selling author of Time Pieces and Man Booker Prize award-winning author of The Sea).

All the Ways We Said Goodbye: A Novel of the Ritz Paris out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 16 reviews. #N#paigereadsthepage. I would describe this as primarily a mystery of family lineage with the thrill of untangling the relationships of the characters in the past set over three different time periods.

Secondly, I describe this as a romance Brand: HarperCollins Publishers. WHEN ALL IS SAID by The book is split into three sections, including a first one which alternates chapters between the time of Ellie’s disappearance and the present and a second section that begins as Laurel and Floyd meet.

Both. An intimate character study of a wealthy year-old Co Meath farmer, When All is Said is also a study of extreme reticence and self-sabotage, giving voice to a man who, in matters of the heart Author: Joanne Hayden. Through these people, the ones who have left him behind, he tells the story of his own life, with all its regrets and feuds, loves and triumphs.

Exquisitely written and powerfully felt, When All Is Said promises to be the next great Irish novel.As the finality of the title indicates, Simone de Beauvoir considers this the last volume of her autobiography, a summing-up. At the outset she promises to consider in terms of its themes a life which in the previous four volumes (Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter, The Prime of Life, Force of Circumstance, A Very Easy Death) she has related more in terms of its events."when all is said" by Carolynr (see profile) 04/28/ maybe i should give it a 4.

I did really enjoy this book Not exciting or very deep. But a good one for a first time author. Characters a re well developed and the storyline is good 4/5(2).