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- DescriptionEvokes not only the camaraderie and humour of Willie and his regiment, the Royal Dublin Fusiliers, but also the cruelty and sadness of war, and the divided loyalties that many Irish soldiers felt. Tracing their experiences through the course of the war, this narrative explores the events of the Easter Rising within Ireland.
- Author BiographySebastian Barry was born in Dublin in 1955. His novels and plays have won, among other awards, the Kerry Group Irish Fiction Prize, the Costa Book of the Year award, the Irish Book Awards Best Novel, the Independent Booksellers Prize and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize. He also had two consecutive novels, A Long Long Way (2005) and The Secret Scripture (2008), shortlisted for the MAN Booker Prize. He lives in Wicklow with his wife and three children.
- PrizesShort-listed for IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2007 and Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2005.
- Author(s)Sebastian Barry
- PublisherFaber & Faber
- Date of Publication06/10/2005
- GenreGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintFaber & Faber
- Out-of-print date18/11/2016
- Width162 mm
- Height241 mm
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