Birchwood (Heftet)

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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 1999
Antall sider: 176
Forlag: Pan Macmillan
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780330372329
Omtale: Birchwood
Once the big house on an Irish estate, Birchwood has turned into a baroque madhouse for its ruined inhabitants. One disaster succeeds another, until young Gabriel Godkin runs away to join a travelling circus and look for his long-lost twin sister. Soon he discovers that famine and unrest stalk the countryside, and Ireland is ruined too. Birchwood represents a watershed in contemporary Irish writing: it is a novel in which history becomes a rich black comedy full of land agitation and Gothic characters; and a sense of bewilderment at the nature of the universe fills its pages' Colm Toibin John Banville is one of the great masters of the ...English language' Catherine Lockerbie, Scotsman

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