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The gathering

The gathering

Author: Anne Enright
Publisher: London : Jonathan Cape, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
"The Gathering is a family epic, condensed and clarified through the remarkable lens of Anne Enright's unblinking eye. It is also a sexual history: tracing the line of hurt and redemption through three generations - starting with grandmother, Ada Merriman - showing how memories warp and family secrets fester. This is a novel about love and disappointment, about thwarted lust and limitless desire, and how our fate is  Read more...

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Genre/Form: General fiction
Domestic fiction
Family saga
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Enright, Anne, 1962-
London : Jonathan Cape, 2007
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Enright
ISBN: 9780224078733 0224078739 0224078747 9780224078740 9780802170392 0802170390
OCLC Number: 77540525
Awards: Man Booker Prize, 2007.
Description: 260 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Anne Enright.


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