The Whereabouts of Eneas McNulty

The Whereabouts of Eneas McNulty

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Penguin Putnam
Hailed by the San Francisco Chronicle as "the finest book to come out of Europe this year," The Whereabouts of Eneas McNulty is acclaimed Irish playwright Sebastian Barry's lyrical tale of a fugitive everyman.

Sebastian Barry's latest novel, Days Without End, is now available. 

For Eneas McNulty, a happy, innocent childhood in County Sligo in the early 1900s gives way to an Ireland wracked by violence and conflict. Unable to find work in the depressed times after World War I, Eneas joins the British-led police force, the Royal Irish Constabulary&;a decision that alters the course of his life. Branded a traitor by Irish nationalists and pursued by IRA hitmen, Eneas is forced to flee his homeland, his family, and Viv, the woman he loves. His wandering terminates on the Isle of Dogs, a haven for sailors, where a lifetime of loss is redeemed by a final act of generosity. The Whereabouts of Eneas McNulty is the story of a lost man and a compelling saga that illuminates Ireland's complex history.



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Hailed by the San Francisco Chronicle as "the finest book to come out of Europe this year," The Whereabouts of Eneas McNulty is acclaimed Irish playwright Sebastian Barry's lyrical tale of a fugitive everyman.

Sebastian Barry's latest novel, Days Without End, is now available. 

For Eneas McNulty, a happy, innocent childhood in County Sligo in the early 1900s gives way to an Ireland wracked by violence and conflict. Unable to find work in the depressed times after World War I, Eneas joins the British-led police force, the Royal Irish Constabularya decision that alters the course of his life. Branded a traitor by Irish nationalists and pursued by IRA hitmen, Eneas is forced to flee his homeland, his family, and Viv, the woman he loves. His wandering terminates on the Isle of Dogs, a haven for sailors, where a lifetime of loss is redeemed by a final act of generosity. The Whereabouts of Eneas McNulty is the story of a lost man and a compelling saga that illuminates Ireland's complex history.



Baker & Taylor
Eneas is marked as a traitor by the residents of his Irish hometown after signing up to fight with the British in World War I, becomes a hunted man targeted by IRA hitmen, and is forced to live on the run for the rest of his life

Baker
& Taylor

Eneas is marked as a traitor after signing up to fight with the British in World War I, becomes a hunted man targeted by IRA hitmen, and is forced to live on the run for the rest of his life. A first novel. Reprint.

Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 1999
ISBN: 9780140280180
0140280189
Branch Call Number: FICTION BARRY
Characteristics: 308 pages, 11 pages ; 20 cm

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