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The South
Author: Colm Toibin

Product Details:
ISBN: 9780330323338
Format: Paperback
Pages: 240
Dims (mm): 130 x 197
Pub Date: 11-09-92
Pub Country: United Kingdom
Condition: NEW

In 1950, Katherine Proctor leaves Ireland and her family for Barcelona, determined to become a painter. There she meets Miguel, an anarchist veteran of the Spanish Civil War, and proceeds to build a life with him. But Katherine cannot escape her past, as Michael Graves, a fellow Irish emigre to Spain, forces her to re-examine all her relationships: to her lover, her art and the homeland she only thought she knew. 'This is a strong and moving work of fiction about the hard truths of changing one's life. Colm Toibin, like his characters, never says too much and never lets us grow too comfortable. A grand achievement' Don DeLillo 'A broad and beautifully worked canvas ...An imaginative, deeply felt and evocative tale' Sunday Times 'Colm Toibin writes prose of a heartbreaking beauty' Hilary Mantel, Daily Telegraph

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