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Reading in the dark

Author: Seamus Deane
Publisher: London : Jonathan Cape, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A boy's childhood is lived out in two dimensions. One is legendary: the Sun-Fort of Grianan; where children are stolen away by demonic forces. The other is actual: the city of Derry in the the 1940s and 1950s; a place that is also haunted by political enmities, family secrets and intrigue.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Seamus Deane
ISBN: 0224044052 9780224044059 0394574400 9780394574400 9780099563730 0099563738
OCLC Number: 35851435
Awards: Winner of Irish Times Literary Prize 1997
Winner of Guardian Fiction Prize 1996
Short-listed for Booker Prize for Fiction 1996
Short-listed for Guardian Fiction Prize 1996
Description: 232 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Seamus Deane.

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