Originally published in 1945, The Green Years is one of A J Cronin's best-loved novels. It tells the story of Robert Shannon, a young Irish Catholic boy, who, orphaned at the age of seven, is brought to live with his mother's estranged family in Scotland. As he grows up in a dour Presbyterian town, only his great-grandfather, an incorrigible, swaggering, charming, larger-than-life character, seems able to rescue him from the narrow interests of the people who try to shape his life in their own image. Disappointed in love ...

The Green Years 2013, Macmillan Bello, London

ISBN-13: 9781447243755

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The Green Years 1988, Little Brown and Company

ISBN-13: 9780316161930

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The Green Years 1985, New English Library Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780450018206

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The Green Years 1984, Gollancz, London

ISBN-13: 9780575035454

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The Green Years 1978, Pocket Books

ISBN-13: 9780671821012

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Green Years 1973, Ulverscroft Large Print Books Ltd, Leicester

ISBN-13: 9780854562190

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The Green Years 1949, Trafalgar Square Publishing

ISBN-13: 9780575004795

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