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Young Irelanders (Paperback)

Young Irelanders (Paperback)

Gerard Donovan

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ISBN 13: 978-1-59020-262-3
Trim Size: 5 3/8 x 8
Paperback
Overlook
10/27/2009

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In the space of twenty years Ireland has gone from a land of high unemployment and devastating emigration to one of the five richest countries in the world. The interrelated stories in Donavan’s Young Irelanders magnify the New Ireland and illuminate how the Irish are coping with its rewards and pressures: immigration from Eastern Europe and beyond, mid-life crisis, adultery and divorce, a lost sense of place and history, and of course, what to do with all that prosperity. This is an important new chapter in the career of a top-flight literary writer.

Author Information
Gerard Donovan is the author of the novels Julius Winsome and Schopenhauer’s Telescope. He lives in New York City.

Praise for the Work of Gerard Donovan
“Clear genius ... Brilliant and original ... The language is beautifully simple, beautifully disturbed, macabre.” —The Independent

“Absolutely superb ... Like Beckett or Kafka, Donovan unites satire and tragedy, pain and hilarity.” —The Scotsman

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