Annie Dunne

April 29, 2003|
Annie Dunne by Sebastian Barry
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"Annie''s passionate observations and shifting moods-rendered in dense prose that''s close to poetry-fuel this fine novel."—The New York Times Book Review

Sebastian Barry''s latest novel, Days Without End, is now available. 


It is 1959 in Wicklow, Ireland, and Annie and her cousin Sarah are living and working together to keep Sarah''s small farm running. Suddenly, Annie''s young niece and nephew are left in their care.

Unprepared for the chaos that the two children inevitably bring, but nervously excited nonetheless, Annie finds the interruption of her normal life and her last chance at happiness complicated further by the attention being paid to Sarah by a local man with his eye on the farm.
 
A summer of adventure, pain, delight, and, ultimately, epiphany unfolds for both the children and their caretakers in this poignant and exquisitely told story of innocence, loss, and reconciliation.


Sebastian Barry was born in Dublin in 1955. His plays include Boss Grady''s Boys (1988), The Steward of Christendom (1995), Our Lady of Sligo (1998), The Pride of Parnell Street (2007), and Dallas Sweetman (2008). Among his novels are The Whereabouts of Eneas McNulty (1998), Annie Dunne (2002) and A Long Long Way (2005), the latter sho...
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Title:Annie Dunne
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:256 pages, 7.8 X 5.1 X 0.53 in
Shipping dimensions:256 pages, 7.8 X 5.1 X 0.53 in
Published:April 29, 2003
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780142002872

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