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The gathering

Author: Anne Enright
Publisher: London : Jonathan Cape, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Gathering is a family epic, condensed and clarified through the remarkable lens of Anne Enright's unblinking eye. It is also a sexual history: tracing the line of hurt and redemption through three generations - starting with grandmother, Ada Merriman - showing how memories warp and family secrets fester. This is a novel about love and disappointment, about thwarted lust and limitless desire, and how our fate is  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Enright, Anne, 1962-
Gathering.
London : Jonathan Cape, 2007
(OCoLC)648989630
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Enright
ISBN: 9780224078733 0224078739 0224078747 9780224078740
OCLC Number: 77540525
Awards: Man Booker Prize, 2007.
Description: 260 p. ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: Anne Enright.

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The nine surviving children of the Hegarty clan gather in Dublin for the wake of their wayward brother Liam. It wasn't the drink that killed him - although that certainly helped - it was what  Read more...

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"Anne Enright's style is as sharp and brilliant as Joan Didion's; the scope of her understanding is a wide as Alice Munro's; her sympathy for her characters is as tender and subtle as Alice Read more...

 
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