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Death and Nightingales

(1992)
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It is 1883, and all Ireland's in turmoil with agrarian, political and sectarian revolt. From the opening of this pastoral of love and betrayal, events roll towards an inevitable, tragic end. Below the surface, complex tensions between religions, between men and women, good and evil are explored.

Genre: Literary Fiction

Praise for this book

"It should put Eugene McCabe in the first rank of contemporary Irish novelists." - John Banville

"A deeply moving, powerful, and unforgettable book." - Michael Ondaatje

"Clearly one of the great Irish masterpieces of the century." - Colm Tóibín


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