McGahern, John 1934-2006
Most widely held works about John McGahern
Most widely held works by John McGahern
By the lake : a novel by John McGahern ( Book )
30 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,619 libraries worldwide
"It is a village flirting with the more sophisticated trappings of modernity but steeped in the traditions of its unforgettable inhabitants and their lives." -- Jacket.
Amongst women by John McGahern ( Book )
43 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,145 libraries worldwide
In the 1920s, Michael Moran fought with the IRA during the war for Irish independence. Now old and dying, Moran fights with his family and friends as he attempts to come to terms with the past.
The collected stories by John McGahern ( Book )
19 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 944 libraries worldwide
John McGahern is widely acclaimed on both sides of the Atlantic as one of the finest Irish writers at work today. Now, this collection gathers his complete stories in one volume for the first time. McGahern combines a spare, lyrically powerful language and a keen, unconventional perception of human behavior to render the most elemental and profound human drama from the ordinary moments of everyday life. Thirty-four superb stories, each imbued with a haunting, indelible emotional resonance. Together they reveal, more clearly than ever before, the exceptional gifts of this masterful writer.
All will be well : a memoir by John McGahern ( Book )
13 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 774 libraries worldwide
The author offers a revealing and poignant memoir of growing up in Ireland with a violent father and selfless mother as the eldest of seven children, the early death of his mother and the strong influence of his mother's love on his life, his career as a writer, and the impact of the landscape of his youth on both his life and work.
The pornographer by John McGahern ( Book )
35 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 711 libraries worldwide
Michael lever af at skrive pornografiske historier. Men da han møder en ældre kvinde, som forelsker sig i ham, slår hans erfaring ikke til.
The barracks by John McGahern ( Book )
38 editions published between 1963 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 709 libraries worldwide
The dark by John McGahern ( Book )
42 editions published between 1965 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 640 libraries worldwide
An introverted boy grows up in rural Ireland and struggles to come to terms with his mixed feelings for his bullying father.
The leavetaking by John McGahern ( Book )
25 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 625 libraries worldwide
En ung katolsk lærer vender tilbage til Irland efter et sabbatår i London, hvor han har giftet sig med en amerikansk fraskilt kvinde.
High ground by John McGahern ( Book )
21 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 613 libraries worldwide
Getting through by John McGahern ( Book )
21 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in English and held by 508 libraries worldwide
A collection of short stories by a young Irish writer.
Memoir by John McGahern ( Book )
18 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and French and held by 298 libraries worldwide
This is the story of John McGahern's childhood; of his mother's death, his father's anger and bafflement, and his own discovery of literature and his ambition to become a writer. Memoir includes McGahern's memories of Dublin in the 1960s, his time as a schoolteacher, and his sacking for writing a banned book (his second novel, The Dark). It ends with his return to live in Leitrim with his wife and the death of his father, difficult to the last.
Nightlines; stories by John McGahern ( Book )
2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 206 libraries worldwide
Nightlines by John McGahern ( Book )
14 editions published between 1970 and 1979 in 3 languages and held by 184 libraries worldwide
Amongst women ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 150 libraries worldwide
Set in 1950s rural Ireland, this is the searingly truthful story of embittered ex-IRA soldier Michael Moran, a brutal, domineering patriarch. Widowed and desperate to keep his family together, he succeeds only in driving his children from him.
The power of darkness by John McGahern ( Book )
4 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and held by 142 libraries worldwide
Creatures of the earth new and selected stories by John McGahern ( Book )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 137 libraries worldwide
Love of the world : essays by John McGahern ( Book )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 135 libraries worldwide
This volume brings together all of McGahern's surviving essays, reviews and speeches. In them his canon of great writers - Tolstoy, Chekhov, James, Proust and Joyce - is cited many times, with deep and subtle appreciation.
John Butler Yeats : letters to his son W.B. Yeats and others, 1869-1922 by John Butler Yeats ( Book )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
Les créatures de la terre et autres nouvelles by John McGahern ( Book )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in French and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Collected Stories of John McGahern by John McGahern ( Book )
3 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Authors Authors, Irish Biography Cancer in women Catholic Church Catholics Country life Criticism, interpretation, etc. Drama Eccentrics and eccentricities English English fiction English fiction--Irish authors English literature--Irish authors Families Fathers and daughters Fathers and sons Femininity Feminism and literature Fiction Fiction television programs History Ireland Jordan, Neil,--1951- Literature Manners and customs Man-woman relationships Married people Married women Mass McGahern, John,--1934-2006 Melodrama Middle-aged women Novelists, Irish Poets, Irish Police Portrait painters Records and correspondence Republicanism Sex role Short stories Sisters Spouses Symbolism Television mini-series Terminally ill Villages Women Women and death Yeats, John Butler,--1839-1922
Mac Gahern, John
Mac Gahern, John 1934-2006
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Mc Gahern, John
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