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12016-02-29T14:15:54-08:00The Salesman, 19987Other Work 7plain2016-04-03T15:44:02-07:00This novel, described in a starred review by Publishers Weekly as “a narrative brilliantly blending past and present,” follows the story of Dubliner Billy Sweeney as he takes justice into his own hands, following a brutal attack on his youngest daughter while she was working at a petrol station (“The Salesman”). After a disappointing legal verdict, Sweeney kidnaps the instigator of his daughter’s attack, Donal Quinn, resulting in a “horrifically cruel game of psychological cat-and-mouse that evolves between prisoner and tormentor” (“The Salesman”).
Work Cited “The Salesman.” Publishers Weekly. PWxyz, LLC., 1 March 1999. Web. 18 February 2016.
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