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The Dark

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Description for The Dark Paperback. A novel about adolescence and a guilty, yet uncontrollable sexuality that is contorted and twisted by both puritanical state religion and a strange, powerful and ambiguous relationship between son and widower father. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 201 x 120 x 6. Weight in Grams: 148 191pp

The celebrated second novel by 'one of the greatest writers of our era' (Hilary Mantel) and 'the Irish novelist everyone should read' (Colm Tóibín) is 'a perfectly written tour de force' (Sunday Times) and 'the best novel to come out of Ireland in many years.' (Irish Times)

Set in rural Ireland, John McGahern's second novel is about adolescence and a guilty, yet uncontrollable sexuality that is contorted and twisted by both puritanical state religion and a strange, powerful and ambiguous relationship between son and widower father. Against a background evoked with quiet mastery, McGahern explores with precision and ... Read more

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Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Condition
New
Number of Pages
192
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780571225675
SKU
9780571225675
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About John Mcgahern
John McGahern was born in Dublin in 1934 and brought up in the Republic of Ireland. He trained to be a primary-school teacher before becoming a full-time writer, and later taught and travelled extensively. He lived in County Leitrim. The author of six highly acclaimed novels and four collections of short stories, he was the recipient of numerous awards and ... Read more

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