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Hardback:The Green Road:2015 The Green Road
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Author: Enright, Anne
Publication year: 2015
Language: English
Media Hardback
Classification: F
Publisher: Jonathan Cape, 2015
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 0224089056 9780224089050
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A darkly glinting novel set on Ireland's Atlantic coast, The Green Road is a story of fracture and family, selfishness and compassion - a book about the gaps in the human heart and how we learn to fill them. The children of Rosaleen Madigan leave the west of Ireland for lives they never could have imagined in Dublin, New York and various third-world towns. In her early old age their difficult, wonderful mother announces that she's decided to sell the house and divide the proceeds. Her adult children come back for a last Christmas, with the feeling that their childhoods are being erased, their personal history bought and sold. Anne Enright is addicted to the truth of things. Sentence by sentence, there are few writers alive who can invest the language with such torque and gleam, such wit and longing - who can write dialogue that speaks itself aloud, who can show us the million splinters of her characters' lives then pull them back up together again, into a perfect glass.
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Paperback:The Green Road:2019
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Really loved this book. Beautifully written - I could hear the lovely Irish lilt in my ears as I read it. Moving, touching with great humanity and excellent character development
08/10/18
grish
Northamptonshire LibraryPlus
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Paperback:The gathering:2008
Author: Enright, Anne
Year 2008
Language: English
Media Paperback
Publisher: Vintage
Resource type: Physical
260p (Pbk)
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This was a difficult read, both in terms of the content and style. The key theme of the abuse of p
05/12/12
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Doncaster
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1784875511
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Paperback:The Green Road:2019
Author: Enright, Anne
Year 2019
Language: English
Media Paperback
Publisher: Vintage Classics
Resource type: Physical
336p (Pbk)
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0099436949
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Paperback:The Pleasure of Eliza Lynch:2003:New ed.
Author: Enright, Anne
Year 2003
Language: English
Media Paperback
Edition: New ed.
Publisher: Vintage
Resource type: Physical
229p (Pbk)
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0224084690
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Book:Taking pictures:2008
Author: Enright, Anne, 1962-
Year 2008
Language: English
Media Book
Content type: Short story
Publisher: Jonathan Cape Ltd
Resource type: Physical
240p (hbk.)
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More editions / formats: Large print
1445859955
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Large print:The Forgotten Waltz:2012:Large Print
Author: Enright, Anne, 1962-
Year 2012
Language: English
Media Large print
Edition: Large Print
Publisher: Paragon
Resource type: Physical
350p. (large print) (Pbk)
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