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Without My Cloak

(1931)
A novel by

 
 
1789, and Anthony Considine creeps into the town of Mellick with a stolen horse. By the 1850s, his son Honest John has made the Considines a leading Mellic family through thrift and hard work. In turn his son, Anthony, builds a fine house in the country for his wife and children -- but most especially for his adored son Dennis. Little does he know that when Dennis grows up he will threaten the toil of generations with his love for a peasant girl . . .



Praise for this book

"Reading WITHOUT MY CLOAK was the first time I realised how powerful the small ordinary family life story can be." - Maeve Binchy

"A peculiarly beautiful and arresting piece of fiction." - J B Priestley


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Hardback Editions

October 1974 : UK Hardback
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Title: Without My Cloak (New Portway Reprints)
Author(s): Kate O'Brien
ISBN: 0-85997-036-1 / 978-0-85997-036-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: C.Chivers
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August 1949 : UK Hardback

Title: Without My Cloak (Penguin)
Author(s): Kate O'Brien
ISBN: 0-85594-277-0 / 978-0-85594-277-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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Paperback Editions

July 2006 : UK Paperback
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Title: Without My Cloak (Virago Modern Classics)
Author(s): Kate O'Brien
ISBN: 1-84408-314-4 / 978-1-84408-314-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Virago
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January 1987 : UK Paperback
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Title: Without My Cloak (Virago Modern Classics)
Author(s): Kate O'Brien
ISBN: 0-14-016155-4 / 978-0-14-016155-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
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October 1986 : UK Paperback
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Title: Without My Cloak (VMC)
Author(s): Kate O'Brien
ISBN: 0-86068-760-0 / 978-0-86068-760-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Virago
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Kindle Editions

June 2016 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Without My Cloak
Author(s): Kate O'Brien
Publisher: Virago
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June 2016 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Without My Cloak (Virago Modern Classics Book 298)
Author(s): Kate O'Brien
Publisher: Virago
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