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Things You Should Know

Things You Should Know
  • Things You Should Know by John MacKenna

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'A powerful and evocacative work infused with great craft and courage' - Irish Book Review

'MacKenna is MacGahern's inheritor; he harvests and hoards his words, knowing their nuance, their gram-weight worth'

- Scotland on Sunday

From one of Ireland’s finest writers comes Things You Should Know: A Memoir – a book about growing up and growing old, about freedom and responsibility, about being a father and a son at the same time.

Praise for John MacKenna:

‘His stories are imbued with an intense eroticism which sharpens the character’s memories and softens the harsh Irish landscapes in which they live’ – The Sunday Times

‘A writer whose emotional success rarely falters’ – The Irish Times

‘A consummately skilled author’ – The Guardian

‘His restrained, limpid style and rural settings are reminiscent of McGahern’ – The Irish Times

Author

John MacKenna

Format

Trade paperback

Extent

282

ISBN

978-1-90549-417-3

Release Date

01-10-2006

Additional Information

Weight .236 g
Dimensions .215 x .139 x .25 mm

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