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THE FOX'S WALK.
Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )
New York Harcourt, Inc., (2003.). First edition - A portrait of an Anglo-Irish family in the midst of World War I, based very loosely on some notes in a journal which the author's mother kept, a world of great privilege but one which comes at the expense of others. The author, who now lives in the US, was born in County Waterford, the setting of this novel. 319 pp.
Condition: Fine (a new copy.)Book ID: 69194More details Price: $17.50
THE RED AND THE GREEN.
Edition: First printing.
London: Chatto & Windus, 1965. dj. Hardcover first edition - Murdoch's ninth novel - and her only historical novel. The story of an Anglo-Irish family during the tense days leading up to the tragic Easter Rebellion in Dublin in 1916, in the midst of World War I. Although a British writer, Murdoch was born in Ireland herself. 319 pp.
Condition: Near fine in black boards with silver lettering on the spine in very good dust jacket, with a bit of wear at the top of the spine, short closed tear to lower edge of front cover.Book ID: 84051More details Price: $40.00
THE UNAPPEASABLE HOST.
Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.
Dublin: University College, (1998). First edition - A collection of 16 essays, "each and all marked by a vast knowledge of Ireland and its writers, by penetrating insights, and perceptive analysis." They reveal "how Anglo-Irish writers founded modern Irish literature in English, identifying themselves with their native country and its people. Yet they often felt themselves surrounded and watched by an 'Unappeasable Host,' a population that resented them." Among the topics and authors covered are the colonial novel and works by Maria Edgeworth, Sheridan Le Fanu, Yeats, Synge, James Joyce, and Elizabeth Bowen among others. Bibliography, index, 380 pp. ISBN: 1-90062107X.
Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers.Book ID: 78814More details Price: $25.00