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The Dark (Paperback)
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The Dark (Paperback)

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Paperback 192 Pages / Published: 05/06/2008
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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, undemonstrative mastery, McGahern explores with precision and tenderness a human situation, superficially very ordinary, but inwardly an agony of longing and despair.

Publisher: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 9780571225675
Number of pages: 192
Weight: 156 g
Dimensions: 200 x 130 x 10 mm
Edition: Main

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