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McGahern, John 1934-2006

Overview
Works: 136 works in 592 publications in 5 languages and 13,972 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Biography  Short stories  Records and correspondence  Pastoral fiction  Drama  History  Love stories 
Roles: Author of introduction, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Honoree
Classifications: PR6063.A2176, 823.914
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Most widely held works by John McGahern
By the lake : a novel by John McGahern ( Book )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 1,336 WorldCat member 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 )
39 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The collected stories by John McGahern ( Book )
26 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 1,018 WorldCat member 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
The barracks by John McGahern ( Book )
50 editions published between 1963 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elizabeth Regan, after years of freedom - and loneliness - marries into the enclosed Irish village of her upbringing. The children are not her own, and her husband is straining against his job in the police force. Moving between tragedy and savage comedy, desperation and joy, this is a novel of haunting power
The dark by John McGahern ( Book )
39 editions published between 1965 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Against a background evoked with quiet, undemonstrative mastery, McGahern explores with precision and tenderness a human situation, superficially very ordinary, but inwardly an agony of longing and despair
The pornographer by John McGahern ( Book )
35 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 763 WorldCat member 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 leavetaking by John McGahern ( Book )
35 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young Catholic schoolteacher has returned to Ireland after a year's sabbatical in London where he married a divorcee - as a result he now faces dismissal by the school authorities. Moving from the earliest memories of the couple, the novel recreates their breaking of the shackles of guilt into the acceptance of a fulfilling love
High ground by John McGahern ( Book )
23 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Getting through by John McGahern ( Book )
26 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in English and French and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of short stories by a young Irish writer
That they may face the rising sun by John McGahern ( Book )
25 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Joe and Kate Ruttledge, have come to rural Ireland from London in search of a different life. In passages of beauty and truth, the drama of a year in their lives and those of the memorable characters that move about them unfolds through action, the rituals of work, religious observances and play. By the novel's close we feel that we have been introduced, with deceptive simplicity, to a complete representation of existence - an enclosed world has been transformed into an Everywhere"--p. [4] de la couv
Nightlines; stories by John McGahern ( Book )
17 editions published between 1970 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Amongst women ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member 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
Creatures of the earth : new and selected stories by John McGahern ( Book )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The power of darkness by John McGahern ( Book )
4 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stoner by John Williams ( Book )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Een Amerikaanse boerenzoon die literatuurprofessor wordt, probeert de vele tegenslagen in zijn leven waardig te doorstaan
Herinneringen : mijn leven in Ierland by John McGahern ( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in Dutch and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Autobiografisch relaas van de Ierse schrijver (1934-2006) over zijn jeugd
Aan het meer by John McGahern ( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in Dutch and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
De bewoners van een Iers dorpje vormen een hechte gemeenschap die ze langzaam aan zien veranderen onder invloed van de 'vooruitgang'
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 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La Caserne by John McGahern ( Book )
6 editions published between 1986 and 1991 in French and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lugubre et pessimiste, ce récit réaliste vaut le détour par l'intensité des protagonistes et l'efficacité de la narration
Entre toutes les femmes by John McGahern ( Book )
5 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in French and English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Analyse : Roman d'amour. Roman du terroir
 
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Alternative Names
Mac Gahern, John
Mac Gahern John 1934-2006
MacGahern, John
MacGahern, John, 1934-2006
Mc Gahern, John
Mc Gahern, John 1934-2006
McGahern, John
マクガハン, ジョン
Languages
English (417)
French (13)
Dutch (3)
Spanish (2)
German (1)
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