Posted by: koolwine | May 9, 2010

Ireland: By the Lake

Country: Ireland

Local Name: Éire (in Gaelic)

Title: By the Lake

Author: John McGahern (Irish)

Published: 2002  Pages: 336

Acclaim: A New York Times Notable Book; “Ireland’s finest living fiction writer” – Chicago Tribune; “Ranks with the greatest living Irish writers” – New York Times Book Review

Time Period: Unspecified, but contemporary.

Summary: An intimate, year-long look at the eccentric inhabitants of a traditional Irish farming community and their close ties to the land.


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