Walk the Blue Fields (häftad)
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Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
192
Utgivningsdatum
2008-06-01
Förlag
Grove Press / Atlantic Monthly Press
Dimensioner
211 x 147 x 13 mm
Vikt
168 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9780802170491

Walk the Blue Fields

Häftad,  Engelska, 2008-06-01
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Claire Keegan's brilliant debut collection, Antarctica, was a Los Angeles Times Book of the Year, and earned her resounding accolades on both sides of the Atlantic. Now she has delivered her next, much-anticipated book, Walk the Blue Fields, an unforgettable array of quietly wrenching stories about despair and desire in the timeless world of modern-day Ireland. In the never-before-published story "The Long and Painful Death," a writer awarded a stay to work in Heinrich Boell's old cottage has her peace interrupted by an unwelcome intruder, whose ulterior motives only emerge as the night progresses. In the title story, a priest waits at the altar to perform a marriage and, during the ceremony and the festivities that follow, battles his memories of a love affair with the bride that led him to question all to which he has dedicated his life; later that night, he finds an unlikely answer in the magical healing powers of a seer. A masterful portrait of a country wrestling with its past and of individuals eking out their futures, Walk the Blue Fields is a breathtaking collection from one of Ireland's greatest talents, and a resounding articulation of all the yearnings of the human heart.
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