[Pdf/E–pub] (Five Days on Ballyboy Beach) by David J. OBrien
characters Ò eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ✓ David J. OBrienIt does not seem like things were crammed into the plot to move it along Occasionally life gets so very very busy that it all dumps on you at #once This is a tale of such a timeWhile there are twists and turns and lots #This is a tale of such a timeWhile there are twists and turns and lots within each character s life there is plenty of humor sprinkled throughout the story I will admit the line He had a gut like a Tardis had me giggling or uite awhile Full disclosure I love Dr Who and ind all references outside normal andom intriguingI enjoy Mr O Brien s writing However this particular book went beyond enjoyment This is a novel that will stay with you long after the initial reading It is worth multiple reads and a place in your kindle or bookshelfSo hopefully I have made you want to read this even and have not spoiled any of the twists and turns that are coming your way once you pick up this book Five Days on Ballyboy Beach I have been promising the author a review or this book or uite awhile now and or that I apologize With that said Five *Days on Ballyboy Beach is about a group of riends who congegrate at the beach or *on Ballyboy Beach is about a group of riends who congegrate at the beach Ready for Summer for get together camping trip The protagonist is Derek who is reputed to be a lady s man He currently has a girlfriend who he wants to break up with because he is attracted to another woman He has always liked her but never acted on itThe days on Ballyboy beach areilled with surfing relaxing eating and drinking at the local pubs Of course Derek does a lot of inner contemplating about his situation There are secrets to be had I liked this book although it was a bit sad at the end I liked that it was a snapshot a brief window into someone s life Just a short segment where two very important things happenThere is a bit of drama but I liked how it didn t overwhelm everything Even when things were getting to be too much Derek could always go off and ind comfort in nature The descriptions were very good It was very easy to visualize the locations and what was going
"onI did think that the people could have been described There were a lot so it would "did think that the people could have been described There were a lot so it would been harder but the main characters should have been I elt like we got to see enough of Derek to get to know what he was like but not enough of Sin ad or John or Bill or Jessica Or Sarah We got just enough to understand how they A coerência textual fit in the. Ises that to get what he desires he'll have to take it Events conspire to push him to theorefront of the group and as unexpected sorrow begins to surround him and his riends Derek grasps his chance at happiness After all isn’t life too short to just wait and see10% of the author's royalties will be donated to WWF the World Wildlife Fund.
"up there are six passages about home towns and employers and character traits Sadly I Dogs Behaving Badly foundew of the eleven personalities "there are six passages about home towns and employers and character traits Sadly I First Year Teacher: Wit and Wisdom from Teachers Who've Been There foundew of the eleven personalities rom one anotherThe book does pick up after about thirty per cent with a little plot Derek s romanticsexual uandary a confession by one character and some discord between another couple However I didn t eel the potential of any of these situations was ully explored A catastrophic event happens near the end but even that is dealt with in a mild sort of way onlyI m sorry not to be positive the book is pleasantly written and does have a certain charm but there is ar too much mundane detail all the way through and not enough depth or character development No spoilers This should seem like a no brainer but I really have to watch myself and if that doesn t already make you want to read this book This tale is set in the West of Ireland While not having visited that area I can not say or sure how true to life it is but will comment that it does not seem romanticized or the sake of readershipTrue to orm Mr O Brien continues his descriptive narrative in this book Nature takes on a whole other reality through his words While always nice it is particularly warming in this story which happens to be in an outdoor settingWhile talking *about the setting and nature is nice and all I am sure the characters are much interesting *the setting and nature is nice and all I am sure the characters are much interesting this point Young adults all they each have their own uniue personalities and remain that way throughout the story They do not change at some point to drive the plot nor do their actions help to make the story any easier to tell or read Our protagonist gets a little difficult to read at times I ound him moody and self absorbed at times but again each character stays true to orm and Derek is no differentWhile it seems an awful lot happens or being a short stay with riends on holiday. Roup he's than happy to watch his riends surf canoe and scuba dive Space Kid from the shore Derek adopts a wait and see attitude Acting on his emotional discovery isurther hindered by the Circumstantial Evidence: Death, Life, and Justice in a Southern Town fact he's currently seeing someone else and she's coming to join himor the weekendAs their ive days on the beach pass and there are revelations Derek soon real. Sometimes life throws stones at and you are either #caught guard or you simply see it coming Either way the conseuences that ollow may not prepare you #off or you simply see it coming Either way the conseuences that Every Drop for Sale: Our Desperate Battle Over Water follow next may not prepare you the worst thing that could happen Because life is like that Unexpected yet inevitableTakeor example Derek He had been Down We Go: Living Into the Wild Ways of Jesus friends with Sineador years but he never looked at her the way a dashing prince charming does with his princess But now things suddenly changed He had this urge to break it all up with the one he s currently dating so he could start anew with his bestfriend But could he Reach for the Rainbow: Advanced Healing for Survivors of Sexual Abuse finally act on itDerek and hisriends spent Troubled Waters five days camping at Ballyboy Beach Random topics were discussed as well as revelations and surprises But the biggest shock of it all was the untimely tragedy that befell on them I was deeply moved by this book The characters were realistic talked about their lives and theiruture had their hands on alcohol drugs and sex and at the end they had to be strong or each other as they struggle to accept the tragedy and reality of it all David O Brien had written a poignant yet touching book that I wouldn t orget This is the kind of novel that would pluck at your heartstrings and make you see what s beyond life A sad yet truly powerful book Reviewed by me as a member of Rosie Amber s Book Review TeamIn this light nostalgic story set in rural Ireland Derek and his our best riends rom university John Bill Sarah and Sin ad spend ive days camping together to be joined by six on the second night Amongst those expected is Derek s current girlfriend Ana Although he is looking orward to having someone to sleep with Derek would rather she wasn t coming he has decided he is in love with Sin adThis is an easy relaxing sort of book and has some pleasing detail of the lora and Owls: Birds of the Night fauna of the surroundings which I imagine is writtenrom the author s experience The prose itself Bon Bon Voyage (A Carolyn Blue Culinary Mystery, flows nicely is well put together asar as sentence structure and grammar are concerned and I liked the philosophical ponderings of the main characterOn the whole alas I m afraid I Bon Bon Voyage found the book a littlelat The irst twenty per cent plus is an account of how the ive spent their irst night and next day on holiday O Brien introduces the characters by saying which companies they work or and whe. A startling revelation the long time riend you never viewed romantically is actually the person with whom you want to spend the rest of your lifeBut what do you do about itFor Derek a laid back graduate camping with college riends on Ireland's west coast in the summer of 1996 the answer is absolutely nothingNever the proactive one of the ,
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