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Last Orders (1996) [Novel]
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Summary (From the publisher):

Four men -- friends, most of them, for half a lifetime -- gather in a London pub. They have taken it upon themselves to carry out the last orders of Jack Dodds, master butcher, and deliver his ashes to the sea. As they drive towards the fulfillment of their mission, their errand becomes an extraordinary journey into their collective and individual pasts.

Original title: Last Orders
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionMidlife Crises, Journeys Of Discovery
FictionGeneral FictionTragedy And Loss

Edition #1: Last Orders

Last Orders (1996)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • "Resonant, distinct, irresistible... both convincing and extraordinarily intimate." Washington Post Book World
  • "Swift has involved us in real, lived lives... Quietly, but with conviction, he seeks to affirm the values of decency, loyalty, love. He is, as John Dewey beautifully said of Emerson, 'the sage of ordinary days.'" New York Review of Books
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Last Orders (1996)

ISBN: 0679308571

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