Dusk: A Novel (Modern Library Paperbacks)

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Henderson and his men were ordered to retire: ‘As I was coming out I met the relieving troops moving up. Born in Edinburgh in 1868, the son of Irish emigrants, Connolly’s achievements were considerable. A novel so compelling that it begs to be read in a single sitting, this Man Booker Prize-winning novel of stunning psychological and emotional depth and sophistication is a brilliant new chapter in Julian Barnes's oeuvre. She has been a co-holder of the Heimbold Chair of Irish Studies at Villanova University and has taught at Wake Forest University in North Carolina; she now teaches at the Centre for New Writing at the University of Manchester, and in 2010 was elected a member of Aosdána, the Irish academy of the arts. (Source: Wiki) Originally from a farm in Roscommon, Jane Clarke now lives in Co.

Pages: 352

Publisher: Modern Library; 1st edition (April 28, 1998)

ISBN: 0375751440

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