The Heather Blazing (Picador thirty)

by Colm Toibin | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 0330493736 Global Overview for this book
Registered by nice-cup-of-tea of Zürich, Zürich Switzerland on 4/20/2005
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3 journalers for this copy...
Journal Entry 1 by nice-cup-of-tea from Zürich, Zürich Switzerland on Wednesday, April 20, 2005
Bought this from the Oxfam Bookshop in Clifton, Bristol. Will read & review later.

Journal Entry 2 by nice-cup-of-tea from Zürich, Zürich Switzerland on Monday, April 25, 2005
A calm, reflective read on the train from Bristol Parkway to London! Toibin writes beautifully, relating the life of Eamon Redman, a high court judge in his sixties.

The narrative jumps between his childhood and holidays in the village of Cush, and his time in Cush as an adult as he nears retirement and as he reflects on his life and career.

The tone is gentle and explores his life and loves and deaths of those close to him.

Released 14 yrs ago (4/22/2005 UTC) at Stamford Arms, 62 Stamford Street in Lambeth, Greater London United Kingdom

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Journal Entry 4 by wingdschinnywing from Hamburg, Hamburg Germany on Saturday, May 07, 2005
Picked it up at the meetup today at the Stamford Arms.

Journal Entry 5 by wingdschinnywing from Hamburg, Hamburg Germany on Wednesday, May 18, 2005
A very calming book... The main character remains somewhat distant and the ending is quite abrupt but an enjoyable read nevertheless.

Reserved for SudoKris

14.12. On its way today.

Journal Entry 6 by SudoKris from Lathones, Scotland United Kingdom on Tuesday, January 17, 2006
Got here today- thanks a lot - can't wait to read this!

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