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The Gathering

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Description for The Gathering Paperback. The nine surviving children of the Hegarty clan gather in Dublin for the wake of their wayward brother Liam. It wasn't the drink that killed him - it was what happened to him as a boy in his grandmother's house, in the winter of 1968. This novel is about love and disappointment, about thwarted lust and limitless desire. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 128 x 18. Weight in Grams: 198 261pp
'Witty, original, inventive...utterly compelling' Daily Mail Winner of the Man Booker Prize The nine surviving children of the Hegarty clan gather in Dublin for the wake of their wayward brother Liam. It wasn't the drink that killed him - although that certainly helped - it was what happened to him as a boy in his grandmother's house, in the winter of 1968. The Gathering is a novel about love and disappointment, about thwarted lust and limitless desire, and how our fate is written in the body, not in the stars. 'It is clearly the ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Vintage Books USA
Condition
New
Number of Pages
272
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780099501633
SKU
9780099501633
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About Anne Enright
Anne Enright was born in Dublin, where she now lives and works. She has written two collections of stories, published together as Yesterday’s Weather, one book of non-fiction, Making Babies, and six novels, including The Gathering, which won the 2007 Man Booker Prize, The Forgotten Waltz, which was awarded the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction, and The Green ... Read more

Reviews for The Gathering
She beautifully describes the way hurt can be inherited... Enright is a daring writer - witty, original and inventive... Utterly compelling
Eithne Farry
Daily Mail
It is clearly the product of a remarkable intelligence, combined with a gift for observation and deduction
A. L. Kennedy
Guardian
A welcome return, for this writer, to novel ... Read more

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