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Days without end : a novel / by Sebastian Barry.

Days without end : a novel / by Sebastian Barry.
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Date Barcode Shelf Location Collection Volume Ref. Branch Status Due Date Reserve
14 Dec 2016 006880432 BARR
Adult Fiction   Nowra . . On Loan . 27 Oct 2017
9 Jan 2017 007117834 BARR
Adult Fiction   Mobile . . Available .  
3 Jan 2017 007117340 BARR
Adult Fiction   Kiama . . Available .  
3 Jan 2017 007117316 BARR
Adult Fiction   Ulladulla . . On Loan . 8 Nov 2017
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Shelf Location BARR
Author Barry, Sebastian, 1955-
Title Days without end : volume a novel / by Sebastian Barry.
Publication Details London : Faber & Faber, 2016.
Format 259 pages ; 23 cm.
Notes Maps on end pages.
Twice Booker-shortlisted author Sebastian Barry returns with a sensational new novel set in mid-19th Century America, an intensely poignant story of two men and the lives they are dealt. 'Time was not something then we thought of as an item that possessed an ending, but something that would go on for ever, all rested and stopped in that moment. Hard to say what I mean by that. You look back at all the endless years when you never had that thought. I am doing that now as I write these words in Tennessee. I am thinking of the days without end of my life. And it is not like that now...' Having signed up for the US army in the 1850s, aged barely seventeen, Thomas McNulty and his brother-in-arms, John Cole, go on to fight in the Indian wars and, ultimately, the Civil War. Orphans of terrible hardships themselves, they find these days to be vivid and alive, despite the horrors they both see and are complicit in. Moving from the plains of the West to Tennessee, Sebastian Barry's latest work is a masterpiece of atmosphere and language. Both an intensely poignant story of two men and the lives they are dealt, and a fresh look at some of the most fateful years in America's past, Days Without End is a novel never to be forgotten.
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