Penelope's Hat

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Neil Jordan) Conflict and Memory in Contemporary British Fiction: This course focuses on novels of the 1970s and 1980s by writers of three generations. S.] the devastation of the landless laborer class and small tenant farmer. a treeless landscape in many parts of Ireland. the shells of homes and “mud” cabins that were rendered uninhabitable. a massive decrease in farms of 15 acres and less. The novel was included in TIME magazine 's list of the 100 best English-language novels from 1923 to 2005.

Pages: 440

Publisher: Simon & Schuster (September 1991)

ISBN: 0671726161

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