Days Without End

by Sebastian Barry | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 0698168631 Global Overview for this book
Registered by xtrdnry of Parkdale, Victoria Australia on 7/15/2021
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Journal Entry 1 by xtrdnry from Parkdale, Victoria Australia on Thursday, July 15, 2021
Thomas McNulty, aged barely seventeen and having fled the Great Famine in Ireland, signs up for the U.S. Army in the 1850s. With his brother in arms, John Cole, Thomas goes on to fight in the Indian Wars—against the Sioux and the Yurok—and, ultimately, the Civil War. Orphans of terrible hardships themselves, the men find these days to be vivid and alive, despite the horrors they see and are complicit in.

Moving from the plains of Wyoming to Tennessee, Sebastian Barry’s latest work is a masterpiece of atmosphere and language. An intensely poignant story of two men and the makeshift family they create with a young Sioux girl, Winona, Days Without End is a fresh and haunting portrait of the most fateful years in American history and is a novel never to be forgotten.

Journal Entry 2 by xtrdnry at Redgum Cafe in Templestowe, Victoria Australia on Thursday, December 29, 2022

Released 9 mos ago (1/4/2023 UTC) at Redgum Cafe in Templestowe, Victoria Australia


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Journal Entry 3 by bronwyna at Fitzroy North, Victoria Australia on Monday, January 16, 2023
Picked up at the Templestowe meetup, will pass onto my parents and return once read, decided to take to the Melbourne CBD meet instead

Journal Entry 4 by wingmarmee463wing at Melbourne CBD, Victoria Australia on Sunday, February 19, 2023
Caught at Higher Ground today.

Journal Entry 5 by wingmarmee463wing at Templestowe, Victoria Australia on Thursday, February 23, 2023
This is historical fiction at its best, overall a well written story. Sebastian Barry can turn a phrase and paint with words vivid descriptions, all in the voice of a singular character. Although the ending was a tad predictable I thoroughly enjoyed the read.

Journal Entry 6 by wingmarmee463wing at Cafe 130 (formerly SI Cafe) in Templestowe, Victoria Australia on Saturday, May 27, 2023

Released 4 mos ago (6/1/2023 UTC) at Cafe 130 (formerly SI Cafe) in Templestowe, Victoria Australia


Back to Bronwyna.

Journal Entry 7 by bronwyna at Templestowe, Victoria Australia on Thursday, June 1, 2023
Thanks Jo, will take up to Shepp for my father to read, before it goes back onto my TBR

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