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Horseman, pass by! : Irish pages / Michel Déon ; translated by Clíona Ní Ríordáin.

By: Déon, Michel.
Contributor(s): Ní Riordáin, Clíona [translator.].
Publisher: Dublin : The Lilliput Press, 2017Description: xiv, 146 p. : 22 cm.ISBN: 9781843517085.Uniform titles: Cavalier, passe ton chemin! English Subject(s): Deon, Michel -- Travel -- Ireland | Authors, French -- 20th century -- Travel -- Ireland | Ireland -- Description and travelSummary: From his friendship with John McGahern and Ulick O'Connor to Tim, the sturdy old postman who prefers his wind-blown country round to retirement in sunny California, Horseman, Pass By! is peopled with fascinating characters and encounters. Taking its title from Yeats, this work is an affectionate portrait of the Irish and a lament for a fading country that has been changed by new wealth and altered values. Deon's Horseman, Pass By! is an elegant memoir about a beautiful landscape and its inhabitants and forms a touching and amusing tribute to his adopted country. (Amazon.co.uk).
List(s) this item appears in: New Acquisitions July 2017
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From his friendship with John McGahern and Ulick O'Connor to Tim, the sturdy old postman who prefers his wind-blown country round to retirement in sunny California, Horseman, Pass By! is peopled with fascinating characters and encounters. Taking its title from Yeats, this work is an affectionate portrait of the Irish and a lament for a fading country that has been changed by new wealth and altered values. Deon's Horseman, Pass By! is an elegant memoir about a beautiful landscape and its inhabitants and forms a touching and amusing tribute to his adopted country. (Amazon.co.uk).

Translated from the French.

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