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    THE WOODCUTTER AND HIS FAMILY

    Book ID/图书代码: 12870017C00017

    English Summary/英文概要: My son betrayed me. It is a family tradition. Didn’t I do the same to my father?

    The World War intensifies in Europe. In Zurich a writer breathes his last imagining his life till now from his childhood in Dublin.

    The voices of his family circling him – wife, son, daughter – carry him to his end as he hears each separate chapter chronicling the power of their passion for their famous father, their love, their hate, their need, their sorrows and joys, their strangeness.

    And James Joyce has saved for them one last story to delight and defy them: The Woodcutter And His Children ...

    Chinese Summary/中文概要:

    Awards/获奖情况:McGuinness has created a beautiful and lyrical novel about the complications of life, and the inevitable, death and grief. Insightful in its Joycean homage, it delves the depths of memory, guilt and grie(RTE.ie/Culture)

    a novel worth reading for the luxuriant use of words – for anyone who relishes great writing it has much to offer(Evening Echo)

    McGuinness combines an interim stream of consciousness and classic Joycean dialogue to evoke a tragic, obsessive parental arrangement between a genius writer and his manipulative, yet inspring, wife … McGuinness is best known as an award-winning playwright, particularly for his highly acclaimed Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme. As Professor of Creative Writing at University College Dublin, this novel suggests he must bring exceptional learning and inspiration to his students (Sunday Independent)

    About the Author/作者介绍: Frank McGuinness is Professor of Creative Writing in University College Dublin. A world-renowned playwright, his first great stage hit was the highly acclaimed ‘Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme’. He is also a highly skilled adapter of plays by writers such as Ibsen, Sophocles, Brecht, and writer of several film scripts, including Dancing at Lughnasa, and he has published several anthologies of poetry.

    Format:HARDCOVER

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