Cal by Bernard MaclavertyCal by Bernard Maclaverty


byBernard Maclaverty

Paperback | September 20, 2007

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When it was first published, Bernard MacLaverty's fiction masterpiece was hailed by Michael Gorra in the New York Times Book Review as "a marvel of technical perfection. . . . Cal is a most moving novel whose emotional impact is grounded in a complete avoidance of sentimentality. . . . It] will become the Passage to India of the Troubles." For Cal, a Belfast teenager who, against his will, is involved in the terrible war between Catholics and Protestants, some of the choices are devastatingly simple: he can work in the slaughterhouse that nauseates him or join the dole queue; he can brood on his past or plan a future with the beautiful, widowed Marcella for whose grief he shares more than a little responsibility.
Bernard MacLaverty lives in Glasgow.
Title:CalFormat:PaperbackDimensions:1 pages, 9.26 × 7.06 × 0.39 inPublished:September 20, 2007Publisher:Norton

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0393313328

ISBN - 13:9780393313321