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21%OFFJennifer Johnston - The Captains and The Kings - 9780747259343 - 9780747259343
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The Captains and The Kings

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Description for The Captains and The Kings Paperback. A heartbreakingly brilliant novel by one of Ireland's greatest living writers Num Pages: 160 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 129 x 12. Weight in Grams: 122. 152pp

Mr Prendergast, an elderly Anglo-Irishman, is living out his last years in the decaying splendour of his family mansion. As his mind wanders through the gloom he finds it peopled with memories of his neglected wife, his pale shadow of a father, his icily glamorous mother and Alexander, the son she so jealously loved, killed in the First World War.
With only his ill-tempered alcoholic gardener left to attend to him, Mr Prendergast is content to pass his days in such ghostly company. Until young Diarmid arrives, keen-eyed and carrot-haired, to disperse the gathering darkness with curiosity, and the ... Read more

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Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
Headline Publishing Group London
Number of pages
160
Condition
New
Number of Pages
160
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780747259343
SKU
9780747259343
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About Jennifer Johnston
Jennifer Johnston is one of the foremost Irish writers of her, or any, generation. She has won the Whitbread Prize (THE OLD JEST), the Evening Standard Best First Novel Award (for THE CAPTAINS AND THE KINGS), the Yorkshire Post Award, Best Book of the Year (twice, for THE CAPTAINS AND THE KINGS and HOW MANY MILES TO BABYLON?). ... Read more

Reviews for The Captains and The Kings
Jennifer Johnston has written a beauty...full of sharp truth
Daily Telegraph
Elegantly written... it is a tragic story with a merciful ending... Jennifer Johnston knows her Ireland as well as she knows human nature
Irish Times
I greatly enjoyed and admired The Captains and the Kings
Kingsley Amis
Observer
Assured and skillful
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