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Mike McCormack: Solar Bones Mike McCormack: Solar Bones

the Angelus bell
ringing out over its villages and townlands,
over the fields and hills and bogs in between,

six chimes of three across a minute and a half,

a summons struck

on the lip of the void

Once a year, on All Souls’ Day, it is said in Ireland that the dead may return. Solar Bones is the story of one such visit. Marcus Conway, a middle-aged engineer, turns up one afternoon at his kitchen table and considers the events that took him away and then brought him home again.

Funny and strange, McCormack’s ambitious and other-worldly novel plays with form and defies convention. This is profound new work is by one of Ireland’s most important contemporary novelists. A beautiful and haunting elegy, this story of order and chaos, love and loss captures how minor decisions ripple into waves and test our integrity every day.

Eredeti megjelenés éve: 2016

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Canongate, 2017
272 oldal · ISBN: 9781786891280 · ASIN: B01MRRERY6
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Canongate, Edinburgh, 2017
272 oldal · puhatáblás · ISBN: 9781786891297
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Tramp, 2016
224 oldal · puhatáblás · ISBN: 9780992817091

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