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Away - Jane Urquhart
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780771086502 (0771086504)
Publisher: Emblem Editions
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
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3.0 Away (Urquhart)
"The women of this family... were plagued by revenants. Men, landscapes, states of mind went away and came back again. There was always water involved, exaggerated youth or exaggerated age. Afterwards, there was absence."From that excerpt from the opening page of "Away", you might be simply bemused ...
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3.5 AWAY by Jane Urquhart
Jane Urquhart’s enchanting novel, Away, is a touching tale of love and abandonment that spans through four generations and covers two continents. Esther, an elderly woman narrates her great-grandmother Mary’s poor beginnings on the northern Irish coastline and her desperate move across the Atlantic ...
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3.0 Away
Interesting book. I like Urquhart's writing style. Although, I wasn't so much into the fiction part of the story, which awas good. I was far more intrigued by the real history and politics included in the story. Who knew there was a real D'Arcy McGee to name all the pubs after! It never ceases ...
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