John McGahern John McGahern Leavetaking

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John McGahern (1934–2006) was the author of six novels, including The Dark and Amongst Women (winner of Ireland’s GPA Book Prize), four volumes of short stories, and a memoir. He received numerous awards, including Ireland’s most prestigious literary prize, the AE Memorial Award.

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A luminous novel of love and acceptance in twentieth-century Ireland—by "one of the best stylists in English prose" -- Newsweek

He has transformed situations and scenes common in experience into something rich and strange, something uncommonly beautiful. -- The Sunday Independent, London

McGahern brings us the tonic gift of the best fiction, the sense of truth—the sense of transparency that permits us to see imaginary lives more clearly than we see our own. -- John Updike

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