A tie in with the television collaboration between RTE and the BBC, a story about an Irish Republican who, in old age, reflects on his life of struggle and fighting, and seeks to come to terms with his past. From the author of THE BARRACKS, THE DARK and THE LEAVETAKING.About the Author:
John McGahern was born in Dublin in 1934 and brought up in the West of Ireland. He was a graduate of University College, Dublin. He worked as a Primary School teacher and held various academic posts at universities in Britain, Ireland and America.In the opinion of the Observer, John McGahern was 'Ireland's greatest living novelist'. He was the author of six highly acclaimed novels and four collections of short stories, and was the recipient of numerous awards and honours, including a Society of Authors Travelling Scholarship, the American-Irish Award, the Prix Etrangère Ecureuil and the Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. Amongst Women, which won both the GPA and the Irish Times Award, was shortlisted for the Booker Prize and made into a four-part BBC television series. His work has appeared in anthologies and has been translated into many languages. His last book, Memoir, was published in 2005.
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Descripción Faber & Faber, 1998. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P110571195261