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Turlough By Brian Keenan

Turlough by Brian Keenan

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Turlough O'Carolan - the legendary blind Irish harper of the 17th century - led a life driven by dreams and riven by contradictions. His story - narrated largely from his deathbed - is panoramic and picaresque, rich with the textures and smells of rural Ireland.

Turlough Summary

Turlough by Brian Keenan

Brings to life a lost Ireland of famine and disease, eviction and oppression. Stalking through the broken and dispossessed comes Turlough O'Carolan, the musical progidy, blinded by smallpox and now an itinerant harper, lauded by the aristocracy and a hero to his people.

Turlough Reviews

Imaginative and lovingly executed...There is something profound going on in this novel... "Times Literary Supplement"

"From the Trade Paperback edition.""

"Imaginative and lovingly executed...There is something profound going on in this novel..." -"Times Literary Supplement

"From the Trade Paperback edition.

About Brian Keenan

Brian Keenan was born in Belfast in 1950. "An Evil Cradling," his account of being held hostage for four and a half years, was published in 1992.

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Turlough by Brian Keenan
Used - Very Good
Vintage Publishing
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