Young John McGahern: Becoming a Novelist

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John McGahern was the most admired Irish novelist of the past fifty years. His accessible fiction won him a wide readership throughout Ireland, but the accomplishment of his craft ensured that he also became known as a writer's writer. He set his novels in places he knew intimately-Dublin, London, and the West of Ireland, where he grew up-and became known for the intimacy and honesty of his mapping of home truths of Irish life. His first novel, The Barracks, was widely hailed as a classic on publication in 1963, and his ...

Young John McGahern: Becoming a Novelist 2013, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780199682348

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Young John McGahern: Becoming a Novelist 2012, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780199641772

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