Год издания: 2006
Количество страниц: 304
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In his award-winning novels and stories, John McGahern (one of “the greatest Irish writers”— The New York Times Book Review ) explores the ordinary lives of men and women to reveal the intricate workings of the human heart and mind. Now, in All Will Be Well , he turns to his own life, telling the story of his childhood in the Irish countryside and the beginnings of his life as a writer. McGahern grew up the eldest of seven children in County Leitrim, where North and South meet under the Iron Mountains. His early years were marked by his father’s violent nature, the selflessness of his mother—a teacher of uncommon independence—and the tragedy of her death when McGahern was only nine. With extraordinary poignancy, he describes her and how her love remained a source of strength for him and his siblings, helping them to survive their father’s tyrannical rule and, ultimately, enabling them to break free into their own lives. ...