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Death and Nightingales

ISBN: 9780749398682
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AN IRISH MASTERPIECE - CELEBRATE A BELOVED CLASSIC WITH DUBRAY It is 1883, and all Ireland's in turmoil with agrarian, political and sectarian revolt. From the opening of this pastoral of love and betrayal, events roll towards an inevitable, tragic end. Below the surface, complex tensions between religions, between men and women, good and evil are explored.
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AN IRISH MASTERPIECE
The Irish Wuthering Heights: a novel of raw power and emotion, Death and Nightingales set the standard for much of the finest Irish fiction written in the past twenty years.


It is 1883 and against the fearsome beauty of the Fermanagh landscape, the fate of Beth Winters slowly unfolds. Beth is determined to decide her own destiny yet seems doomed to repeat the tragic mistakes of her family.Through the events of the day of her twenty-fifth birthday, decades of pain and betrayal finally build to a devastating climax. In this powerful and gripping novel McCabe creates a lyrical indictment of the tensions that tear both families and nations apart.

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AN IRISH MASTERPIECE
The Irish Wuthering Heights: a novel of raw power and emotion, Death and Nightingales set the standard for much of the finest Irish fiction written in the past twenty years.


It is 1883 and against the fearsome beauty of the Fermanagh landscape, the fate of Beth Winters slowly unfolds. Beth is determined to decide her own destiny yet seems doomed to repeat the tragic mistakes of her family.Through the events of the day of her twenty-fifth birthday, decades of pain and betrayal finally build to a devastating climax. In this powerful and gripping novel McCabe creates a lyrical indictment of the tensions that tear both families and nations apart.

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