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The Barracks

by John McGahern

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Published by Penguin (Non-Classics) .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7360339M
ISBN 100142004251
ISBN 109780142004258
OCLC/WorldCa52942793

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Critically acclaimed when it was published init won the AE Memorial Award from the Arts Council of Ireland and the Macauley Fellowship. The Barracks is set in a police barracks similar to the one McGahern lived in with his father from the age of ten, after his mother's death from breast : John McGahern.

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First edition. This is John McGahern's first novel which won the Irish literary award the AE Memorial Award for It tells the story of life in a police barracks in a rural village in Ireland. The story is from the viewpoint of the local woman who marries a cruel widower police officer.The Fifth Principle is the first of three books that take as their subject aspects of the author's life.

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