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The Leavetaking free pdf This book tells of a day, crucial and cathartic, in the life of a young Catholic schoolteacher who has returned to Ireland after a year's sabbatical in London where he married an American divorcee. As a result he now faces certain dismissal by the school authorities. Moving from the earliest memories of both the man and the woman, the novel recreates their breaking of the shackles of guilt and duty into the acceptance of a fulfilling adult love.

About John McGahern

John McGahern was born in Dublin in 1934. He is the author of six highly acclaimed novels and four collections of short stories, and was the recipient of numerous awards and honours. Amongst Women was shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 1990.

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Author : John McGahern
Publisher : Faber
Data Published : 31 December 2006
ISBN : 0571225705
EAN : 9780571225705
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 176 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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    . This book tells of a day, crucial and cathartic, in the life of a young Catholic schoolteacher who has returned to Ireland after a year's sabbatical in London where he married an American divorcee.