The Dark

John McGahern

Published by Faber & Faber, 1965
ISBN 10: 0571062350 / ISBN 13: 9780571062355
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Hardcover. 8vo. Faber and Faber. 1965. 191 pgs. First Edition/First Printing. DJ has shelf-wear present (chips present around the extremities). Bound in cloth boards. Boards have light shelf-wear present to the extremities. Previous owner's name present to the FFEP. Review slip laid in. Text is clean and free of marks. Binding tight and solid. The Dark, widely acclaimed, yet infamously banned, is John McGahern s sensitive, perceptive, and beautifully written portrayal of a young man s coming-of-age in rural Ireland. Imaginative and introverted, the boy is successful in school, but bitterly confused by the guilt-inducing questions he endures from the priests who should be his venerated guides. His relationship with his bullying, bigoted, widowed father is similarly conflicted touched with both deep love and carefully suppressed hatred. E-42; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 191 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 46484

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About the Author: John McGahern was born in Dublin and brought up in the west of Ireland. He is the author of three collections of short stories and six novels, including Amongst Women, which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize.

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Title: The Dark
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Publication Date: 1965
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition; First Printing.

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Published by Faber & Faber, E-35 (1965)
ISBN 10: 0571062350 ISBN 13: 9780571062355
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Book Description Faber & Faber, E-35, 1965. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 8vo. Faber and Faber. 1965. 191 pgs. First Edition/First Printing. DJ has shelf-wear present (chips present around the extremities). Bound in cloth boards. Boards have light shelf-wear present to the extremities. Previous owner's name present to the FFEP. Review slip laid in. Text is clean and free of marks. Binding tight and solid. The Dark, widely acclaimed, yet infamously banned, is John McGahern s sensitive, perceptive, and beautifully written portrayal of a young man s coming-of-age in rural Ireland. Imaginative and introverted, the boy is successful in school, but bitterly confused by the guilt-inducing questions he endures from the priests who should be his venerated guides. His relationship with his bullying, bigoted, widowed father is similarly conflicted touched with both deep love and carefully suppressed hatred. E-35; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 191 pages. Seller Inventory # 53430

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