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Walk the Blue Fields By Claire Keegan

Walk the Blue Fields
by Claire Keegan

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A long-haired woman moves into the priest's house and sets fire to his furniture. And in the title story, a priest waits on the altar for a bride and battles, all that wedding day, with his memories of a love affair. In her long-awaited second collection, Claire Keegan observes an Ireland wrestling with its past.
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Walk the Blue Fields by Claire Keegan

A long-haired woman moves into the priest's house and sets fire to his furniture. That Christmas, the electricity goes out. A forester mortgages his land and goes off to a seaside town looking for a wife. He finds a woman eating alone in the hotel. A farmer wakes half-naked and realises the money is almost gone. And in the title story, a priest waits on the altar for a bride and battles, all that wedding day, with his memories of a love affair. In her long-awaited second collection, Claire Keegan observes an Ireland wrestling with its past.

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About Claire Keegan


Claire Keegan grew up in rural Wicklow and studied English and Political Science at Loyola University, New Orleans. Her highly acclaimed debut, Antarctica, was published in the UK and US in 1999.

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GOR001190468
Walk the Blue Fields by Claire Keegan
Claire Keegan
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Faber & Faber
2008-05-01
192
0571233074
9780571233076
Winner of Edge Hill Prize for the Short Story 2008
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