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  1. By the Lake
    By the Lake
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  2. By the Lake

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With this magnificently assured new novel, John McGahern reminds us why he has been called the Irish Chekhov, as he guides readers into a village in rural Ireland and deftly, compassionately traces its natural rhythms and the inner lives of its people. Here are the Ruttledges, who have forsaken the glitter of London to raise sheep and cattle, gentle Jamesie Murphy, whose appetite for gossip both charms and intimidates his neighbors, handsome John Quinn, perennially on the look-out for a new wife, and the town’s richest man, a gruff, self-made magnate known as “the Shah.”

Following his characters through the course of a year, through lambing and haying seasons, market days and family visits, McGahern lays bare their passions and regrets, their uneasy relationship with the modern world, their ancient intimacy with death.

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Specifications

Country
USA
Author
John McGahern
Binding
Paperback
EAN
9780679744023
Edition
1st
ISBN
0679744029
Label
Vintage
Manufacturer
Vintage
MPN
9780679744023
NumberOfItems
1
NumberOfPages
335
PartNumber
9780679744023
PublicationDate
2003-04-08
Publisher
Vintage
ReleaseDate
2003-04-08
SKU
9780679744023
Studio
Vintage
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