Birchwood (BOK)

John Banville

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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

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 1999 Forfatter John Banville
Forlag
PICADOR
ISBN 9780330372329
Antall sider 176 Dimensjoner 13cm x 19,7cm x 1cm
Vekt 125 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)