James Mangan, a none too successful poet, finds he has also failed in love when his beautiful acclaimed actress wife suddenly deserts him. Seeking solace in his father's country lodge, Mangan comes across a mysterious photograph of his doppelganger, and Irish ancestor who was also a poet. Excited at he prospect of uncovering a previously hidden lyrical past, he sets off for Ireland, but is shocked to discover instead a violent history of intrigue, incest and madness...
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James Mangan is a failed poet and when he is deserted by his beautiful wife his life is devastated. Searching among his father's papers he finds a photo of an Irish ancestor, also a poet. In search of his past he uncovers a sad, violent history of incest and madness .Product Description:
James Mangan, discarded husband and failed poet, stumbles on a photograph of an Irish ancestor who was also a poet and bears a close physical resemblance to him. Fired by the coincidence, James sets off for Ireland.
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Book Description Farrar Straus & Giroux (T), 1979. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110374201943
Book Description Farrar Straus & Giroux (T). Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0374201943 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0170493
Book Description Farrar Straus & Giroux (T), 1979. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. First Edition. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0374201943