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Carolan's Farewell

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Luminous and mischievous, Carolan's Farewell is the story of a journey home and of changing times. In 18th-century Ireland, the legendary harper Carolanand his faithful companion Owen Connor make a final ride across a countrysideravaged by famine and the collapse of old traditions, but still alive with spirit andenergy. Carolan's Farewell is tender, sad and funny, a haunting novel filled withmusic and humour, the warmth of friendship and the lore of Ireland.


Praise for this book

"Charles Foran creates a powerful portrait of the friendship between a blind composer and his faithful this novel about longing and loss, social decline, class tension...Carolan’s Farewell is a pleasure to read." - Yann Martel

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Hardback Editions

August 2005 : UK Hardback

Title: Carolan's Farewell
ISBN: 0-00-200600-6 / 978-0-00-200600-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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Paperback Editions

August 2006 : UK Paperback

Title: Carolan's Farewell
Author(s): Charles Foran
ISBN: 0-00-639249-0 / 978-0-00-639249-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Harper Perennial
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