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Ghost Light (Large Print)

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A powerful and deeply moving masterpiece about love, partings and reconciliation — and of the courage involved in living on nobody else's terms. Dublin, 1907. A young actress begins an affair with a damaged older man, the leading playwright at the theatre where she works. Outspoken and flirtatious, Molly Allgood is a Catholic girl from the slums of Dublin, dreaming of stardom in America. Her lover, John Synge, is a troubled genius, whose life is hampered by convention and by the austere and God-fearing mother with whom he lives. Their affair, sternly opposed by friends and family, is quarrelsome, affectionate and tender.

Many years later, Molly, now a poverty-stricken old woman, makes her way through London's bomb-scarred city streets, alone but for a snowdrift of memories. Her once dazzling has faded but her unquenchable passion for life has kept her afloat.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781410437587
Publisher:
Thorndike Press
Subject:
Historical
Author:
O'Connor, Joseph
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Publication Date:
20110631
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
437
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 in

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Fiction and Poetry » Literature » A to Z

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