Country of the Grand (Paperback)
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Country of the Grand (Paperback)

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Paperback 256 Pages / Published: 07/08/2008
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A young man driving across Ireland with his wife asks her how long she would wait before being with another man if he died. A man is trapped, hidden, in a small changing room by the sea on Galway Bay, as he listens to his friends discuss his wife's infidelity. An anguished young boy and his widowed mother struggle to reconstruct their lost father and husband in their own respective ways. The stories in Country of the Grand magnify a New Ireland as it copes with the rewards and pressures of its fresh success: immigration, mid-life crisis, adultery and divorce, a lost sense of place and history, and of course, what to do with all that prosperity.

Publisher: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 9780571235544
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 216 g
Dimensions: 198 x 126 x 17 mm
Edition: Main

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