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20%OFFJohn Mcgahern - The Barracks - 9780571225651 - 9780571225651
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The Barracks

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Description for The Barracks Paperback. Elizabeth Reegan, after years of freedom - and loneliness - marries into the enclosed Irish village of her upbringing. The children are not her own; her husband is straining to break free from the servile security of the police force; and her own life, threatened by illness, seems to be losing the last vestiges of its purpose. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 204 x 127 x 17. Weight in Grams: 274 191pp

The iconic debut novel by 'one of the greatest writers of our era' (Hilary Mantel) and 'the Irish novelist everyone should read' (Colm Tóibín).

Elizabeth Reegan, after years of freedom - and loneliness - marries into the enclosed Irish village of her upbringing. The children are not her own; her husband is straining to break free from the servile security of the police force; and her own life, threatened by illness, seems to be losing the last vestiges of its purpose. Moving between tragedy and savage comedy, desperation and joy, John McGahern's first novel is one of haunting power.... Read more

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Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Faber & Faber London
Condition
New
Number of Pages
240
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780571225651
SKU
9780571225651
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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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