Boylan, Clare Holy Pictures

ISBN 13: 9780140068115

Holy Pictures

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9780140068115: Holy Pictures

For the Cantwell family, life in the Ireland of the 1920s is a series of unpredictable twists and turns. The author also wrote "Black Baby", "Concerning Virgins", "Holy Pictures", "A Nail on the Head" and "Last Resorts".

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Fresh, beautiful and quirky ( OBSERVER)

Full of laughter as well as affection ...a midsummer dream ( THE TIMES)

Clare Boylan has a light touch... her humour is sure, with a right feeling for the grotesque... the mixture is delicious. ( IRISH TIMES)

All the familiar concerns of Clare Boylan's short stories are extended here into a beautifully observed, witty and touching story of growing up in a tyrannical household and surviving. ( GOOD HOUSEKEEPING)

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* Holy Pictures is a charming tale of eccentricity that brings to mind GOOD BEHAVIOUR by Molly Keane. The characters' story is continued in HOME RULE

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