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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Clare Boylan was a highly acclaimed novelist and short story writer whose work also regularly appeared in the GUARDIAN etc. She died in May 2006.Review:
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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Book Description Penguin Books, 1984. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 140068112
Book Description Penguin Books, 1984. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0140068112